Padre Romero, El Salvador

The Promise and Peril of Primary Documents: Documenting Wartime Sexual Violence in El Salvador and Peru

This article explores the methodological obstacles to research on wartime sexual violence, and the extent to which they can be overcome with archival research. It discusses issues of concept formation, counting victims of human rights abuse, and coding violations.

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Wartime Sexual Violence in Guatemala and Peru

International Studies Quarterly (2009)

This article is a comparative analysis of sexual violence perpetrated by state armed forces during the Guatemalan and Peruvian civil wars.

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About Me

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the College of Wooster with primary research interests in comparative politics, international relations and social science research methods. My current research focuses on the causes of political violence and transitional justice movements.