Imaginative Geographies of Algerian Violence, Stanford University Press, Studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic Societies and Cultures, in press
The Post-conflict Environment: Investigation and Critique, coeditor with Daniel B. Monk, University of Michigan Press, Series in Global Urban Studies, 2014.
Western Sahara: War, Nationalism and Conflict Irresolution, coauthor with Stephen Zunes, Syracuse University Press, Series on Peace and Conflict Resolution, 2010, Second Printing 2011
“The Science, Aesthetics, and Management of Late Warfare: An Introduction.” Critical Studies on Security (special issue co-edited by Stefanie Fishel and Jacob Mundy), 1(2): 143-158. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21624887.2013.826426
"'Wanton and Senseless' Revisited: The Study of Warfare in Civil Conflicts and the Historiography of the Algerian Massacres," African Studies Review 56(3) December 2013: 25-55, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/asr.2013.78
"Deconstructing Civil War: Beyond the New Wars Debate," Security Dialogue 42(3), June 2011: 279-295, http://sdi.sagepub.com/content/42/3/279.abstract
"Expert Intervention: Knowledge, Violence and Identity during the Algerian massacres," Cambridge Review of International Affairs 23(1), March 2010: 25-47, Special Issue on Scholarship and War: Ethics, Power and Knowledge, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09557570903540193
"Performing the Nation, Prefiguring the State: The Western Saharan Refugees Thirty Years Later," Journal of Modern African Studies 45(2), June 2007: 275-297, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022278X07002546
Select Online Articles "Waiting for Disruption: The Western Sahara Stalemate,"
Special Report, World Politics Review,
September 16, 2014
“Securitization or Terrorization? US counterterrorism policy and the crisis in the Sahara-Sahel,” Pambazuka News, Issue 621, March 12, 2013, http://pambazuka.org/en/category/features/86564
"Militia politics in Libya's national elections,”Middle East Channel (blog), Foreign Policy
, July 5, 2012, http://mideast.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2012/07/05/militia_politics_in_libyas_national_elections
"It’s official: Syria is a civil war. Or is it?” e-International Relations, June 15, 2012: http://www.e-ir.info/2012/06/15/its-official-syria-is-in-a-state-of-civil-war-or-is-it/
"Western Sahara’s 48 hours of rage," Middle East Report
, 40(4), N˚ 257, Winter 2010: 2-5, http://www.merip.org/mer/mer257/western-saharas-48-hours-rage
"Why the UN won’t solve Western Sahara (until it becomes a crisis)," coauthored with Anna Theofilopoulou, Middle East Channel (blog), Foreign Policy
, August 12, 2010: http://mideast.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2010/08/12/why_the_un_won_t_solve_western_sahara_until_it_becomes_a_crisis
"US militarization of the Sahara-Sahel: security, space and imperialism," Concerned Africa Scholars Bulletin N˚ 85 Spring 2010 http://concernedafricascholars.org/bulletin/issue85/
"How the US and Morocco seized the Spanish Sahara," Le Monde Diplomatique
, English Language edition, January 2006: http://mondediplo.com/2006/01/12asahara
Select Speaking and Conferences
Invited discussant, “The EU, Regional Conflicts and the Promotion of Regional Cooperation: Regional Conflict Resolution in the Mediterranean,” American University in Cairo, Egypt, April 29, 2014.
Invited talk: “Western Sahara: The United States and Africa’s Last Colony,” sponsored by the departments of Geography, Political Science, International Studies, and Sociology. Vassar College, April 9, 2013.
Paper: “Intervention as the Mother of Necessity: Accounting for the Responsibility to Protect after Libya,” Northeast Middle East Politics Working Group, Seventh Annual Workshop, Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Brandeis University, Waltham, M.A., March 1-2, 2013.
Invited paper: “The politics of strategic nonviolence in Western Sahara,” Transitions from Armed to Nonviolent Resistance: Contributors’ Workshop, Berghof Foundation, Berlin, Germany, January 11-12, 2013.
Invited paper: “It’s a trap! The contested politics and indisputable effects of US counter-terrorism policy in Africa’s Sahara-Sahel,” Humanitarian Dilemmas: Debating Interventions in Africa and the Middle East
, Kent State, April 5-6, 2012, http://www.kent.edu/CAS/Lemnitzer/humanitarian.cfm
Co-chair: Wars beyond war: an international, interdisciplinary workshop
, Colgate University, March 30-31, 2012, http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/peace-and-conflict-studies/events/wars-beyond-war-workshop
Invited paper: "Representing Sahrawis: contested meanings of a post-colonial identity." Seminar on Minority Rights and Multiculturalism in the Arab World
, Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli & Istituto di Studi Politici S. Pio V, Rome, March 25-26, 2011.
Invited presentation on Western Sahara: Challenges and Opportunities in the Maghreb Today: A Trans-Atlantic Dialogue
, Real Instituto Elcano, Madrid, May 12-13, 2010.
Invited discussant: The Nexus between EU, Civil Society and Conflict in the European neighborhood, Workshop, Istituto Affari Internazionali, Rome, Italy, June 19, 2009.
Paper: "New wars, new peace? Transitional/transnational justice in the late post-conflict environment," Post-Conflict Environment Project
, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C., April 23-24, 2009.
Invited talk: "Sovereignty and the International Court of Justice Advisory Opinion on Western Sahara of 16 October 1975," Multilateralism and International Law with Western Sahara as a Case Study
, University of Pretoria, South Africa, December 4-5, 2008.
Invited talk: "The Question of Sovereignty in the Western Sahara Conflict," La Cuestión del Sáhara Occidental en El Marco Jurídico Internacional
, International Conference of the Jurists for Western Sahara, Las Palmas, Canary Islands, June 27-28, 2008.