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Dr. Anouk S. Rigterink obtained her Ph.D. in Development Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Prior to joninig Durham University, she was Economics of Conflict Fellow at Princeton University and International Crisis Group, as well as Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Oxford.
Anouk studies violent conflict and civil war, particularly the relationship between mining and violent conflict. She has published on so-called "blood diamonds" and on a civilian protection militia in South Sudan. Her recent projects include a study into the effectiveness of drone strikes targeting terrorist leaders, a project on deforestation in Uganda (part of the Metaketa III initiative), a study into how conflict affects the deep determinants of behaviour and a project on conflict between industrial and artisanal miners in Sub-Saharan Africa. Anouk uses mainly quantitative research methods.
- natural resources
- quantitative research methods
- behavioural science
Chapter in book
- Schomerus, Mareike & Rigterink, Anouk S. (2020). South Sudan's long crisis of justice: merging notions of socio-economic justice and criminal accountability. In Making and breaking peace in Sudan and South Sudan. Nouwen, Sarah M.H., James, Laura M. & Srinivasan, Sharath The British Academy and Oxford University Press.
- Rigterink, Anouk S. (2014). Natural Resources and Insecurity. In The Handbook of Global Security Policy. 175.
- Eisenbarth, Sabrina, Graham, Louis & Rigterink, Anouk S. (2021). Can community monitoring save the commons? Evidence on forest use and displacement. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118(29): e2015172118.
- Eisenbarth, Sabrina, Graham, Louis & Rigterink, Anouk S. (2021). Can Reminders of Rules Induce Compliance? Experimental Evidence from a Common Pool Resource Setting. Environmental and Resource Economics 79(4): 653-681.
- Rigterink, Anouk S. (2021). The wane of command. Evidence on drone strikes and control within terrorist organizations. American Political Science Review 115(1): 31-50.
- Slough, Tara, Rubenson, Daniel, Levy, Ro'ee, Alpizar Rodriguez, Francisco, Bernedo Del Carpio, Maria, Buntaine, Mark T, Christensen, Darin, Cooperman, Alicia, Eisenbarth, Sabrina, Ferraro, Paul, Graham, Louis, Hartman, Alexandra, Kopas, Jacob, McLarty, Alexandra S. Rigterink, Anouk S., Samii, Cyrus, Seim, Brigitte Urpelainen, Johannes & Zhang, Bing (2021). Adoption of Community Monitoring Improves Common Pool Resource Management Across Contexts. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
- Rigterink, Anouk S. (2020). Diamonds, Rebel’s and Farmer’s Best Friend: Impact of Variation in the Price of a Lootable, Labor-intensive Natural Resource on the Intensity of Violent Conflict. Journal of Conflict Resolution 64(1): 90.
- Rigterink, Anouk S. & Schomerus, Mareike (2017). The Fear Factor is a Main Thing: How Radio Influences Anxiety and Political Attitudes. The Journal of Development Studies 53(8): 1123.
- Schomerus, Mareike & Rigterink, Anouk S. (2015). ‘And Then He Switched off the Phone’ Mobile Phones, Participation and Political Accountability in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria State. Stability: International Journal of Security & Development 4(1): 1-23.
- Rigterink, Anouk S. & Schomerus, Mareike (2015). Probing for Proof, Plausibility, Principle and Possibility: A New Approach to Assessing Evidence in a Systematic Evidence Review. Development Policy Review 34(1): 5.
- Rigterink, Anouk S. (2015). Does Security Imply Safety? On the (Lack of) Correlation Between Different Aspects of Security. Stability: International Journal of Security & Development 4(1).
- Rigterink, Anouk S. (2010). Natural resources and civil conflict: An overview of controversies, consensus, and channels. The Economics of Peace and Security Journal 5(2).