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Christopher Linebarger


Christopher Linebarger
Christopher LinebargerAssistant Professor

Research Interests

Civil Wars; Political Violence; Terrorism; Military Intervention; African Social Conflict; Security Studies.

Civil War Diffusion; Collective Action; African Election Violence; Social Conflict; Domestic Politics of Military Intervention; Foreign Policy; Event Data.

Education

  • Ph D: Political Science, (2014), University of North Texas
  • MA: Political Science, (2008), University of Nevada - Reno
  • BA: Criminal Justice, (2004), University of Nevada - Reno

Selected Publications

  • Linebarger, C., Enterline, A.J., Liebel, S.R. (2017). Third-Party State Domestic Politics and Conflict Management During Interventions into Civil Conflicts. Social Science Quarterly.
  • Linebarger, C., Enterline, A.J., Liebel, S. (). Shaken or Stirred?: Terrorism and Third Party State Resolve During Civil War Interventions. Conflict Management and Peace Science.
  • Linebarger, C. (2016). Dangerous Lessons: Rebel Learning and Mobilization in the International System. Journal of Peace Research, 53(5) 633.
  • Linebarger, C., Enterline, A. (2016). Third Party Intervention, Duration, and Civil War Outcomes.
  • Linebarger, C. (2015). Civil War Diffusion and the Emergence of Militant Groups, 1960–2001. International Interactions, 41(3) 583 - 600.
  • Salehyan, I. (University of North Texas), Linebarger, C. (2015). Elections and Social Conflict in Africa, 1990-2009. Studies in Comparative International Development (SCID), (1) 23.
  • Eshbaugh-Soha, M. (University of North Texas), Linebarger, C. (2014). Presidential and Media Leadership of Public Opinion on Iraq. Foreign Policy Analysis, (4) 351.
  • Salehyan, I. (University of North Texas), Linebarger, C. (2013). Elections and Social Conflict in Africa (6). Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS), Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law
  • Breuning, M., Linebarger, C. (2012). Foreign Aid. Routledge
  • Salehyan, I., Hendrix, C.S., Hamner, J., Case, C., Linebarger, C., Stull, E., Williams, J. (2012). Social Conflict in Africa: A New Database. International Interactions, 38(4) 503.

Selected Presentations

  • "Shaken or Stirred? Terrorism & Third Party State Resolve in Civil War Interventions." - Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association. Atlanta, GA. March 16-19, 2016. Previously presented at the UTEP National Security Studies Institute Annual Symposium. El Paso, TX. February 24-25, 2016; previously presented at the Annual Meeting of the Texas Triangle IR Conference. Austin, Tx. January 30-31, 2016., 2016
  • "Only the Strong Negotiate? The Political Survival of Third Party State Leaders & Negotiations in Foreign Counter-Insurgency Wars." (with Andrew Enterline). - Annual Meeting of the Peace Science Society (International). Oxford, MS. November 13-14, 2015., 2015
  • "Social Conflict, Repression, and Peacekeeping." (with Emily Stull) - Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association. Toronto, Canada. March 27-30, 2014., 2014
  • "Revolution, Repression, and Demonstration Effects." - Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago, Ill. April, 15-19, 2015. Previously presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association. Washington, D.C. August 27- 31, 2014; previously presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, Junior Scholar Symposium. Toronto, Canada. March 27-30, 2014., 2014
  • "Third Party Intervention and the Duration and Outcome of Civil Wars." (with Andrew Enterline). - Chapter presented at book workshop for \What Do We Know About Civil War?," T. David Mason and Sara McLaughlin Mitchell (eds). University of Iowa, Iowa City. September 25-28, 2014., 2014
  • "The International Diffusion of Militant Groups, 1960-2001." - Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association. Chicago, Ill. August 29-September 1, 2013. Previously presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago, Ill. April 11-14, 2013., 2013
  • "The Condor Effect: Revolutionary Regimes and the Cohesion of Autocratic Communities."(with Andrew Enterline). - Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago, Ill. April 11-14, 2013., 2013
  • "Elections and Social Conflict in Africa, 1990{2009." (with Idean Salehyan). - Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association. San Diego, CA. April 1-4, 2012., 2012
  • "Rebelling by Example: Proto-rebels, System-Learning, and Civil War, 1816-2007." (with Andrew Enterline) - Texas Triangle IR Conference. Austin, TX. February 4, 2012., 2012
  • "Elections and Social Conflict in Africa, 1990-2009." (with Idean Salehyan). - UNT in Africa Research Reception. Denton, TX. September 12, 2012., September 2012
  • "Insurgencies, Peace Processes, and Rebel Goals." (with Jeremy Backstrom). - Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-Midwest. St. Louis, MO. November 10-13, 2011. Previously presented at the Annual Meeting of the Northeast Political Science Association. Philadelphia, PA. November 17-19, 2011., 2011
  • "Rebels with (Past) Cause: Proto-rebels, System Learning, and Civil War Outbreak." (with Andrew Enterline). - Annual Meeting of the Peace Science Society (International). Los Angeles, CA. October 14-15, 2011., 2011
  • "Foreign Aid, Coups, and Instability." - Annual Meeting of the Western Political Science Association. San Antonio, TX. April 21-23, 2011., 2011
  • "Foreign Aid." (with Marijke Breuning). - Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association. New Orleans, LA. February 17-20, 2010, 2010
  • "Foreign Aid and Democracy: A Quantitative Analysis of the Determinants of Development Assistance." - Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association. New York, NY. February 15-18, 2009., 2009

Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Research Assistant for Idean Salehyan and Cullen Hendrix. (2009), Sponsored Research -
    Linebarger, C.
  • Outstanding Research Assistant. (), - Department of Political Science, University of North Texas.
    Linebarger, C.
  • Master's / Doctoral Fellowship (MDF) (2012), Fellowship - University of North Texas.
    Linebarger, C.
  • Thesis / Dissertation Fellowship (TDF) (2012), Fellowship - University of North Texas
    Linebarger, C.
  • Research Assistant for Elizabeth Oldmixon and Kimi King (), Sponsored Research -
    Linebarger, C.
  • Assisted in coding and research. (), Sponsored Research -
    Linebarger, C.
  • Robert M. Smith Scholarship (1999), - University of Nevada, Reno.
    Linebarger, C.

Research Currently in Progress

  • Shaken or Stirred? Terrorism & Third Party State Resolve in Civil War Interventions
    Linebarger, C., Enterline, A.