Research and Data


Sudduth, Jun Koga and Curtis Bell. 2018. “The Rise Predicts the Fall: How the Method of Leader Entry Affects the Method of Leader Removal in Dictatorships.”  International Studies Quarterly. 62(1): 145-159.

Sudduth, Jun Koga. 2017. “Strategic Logic of Elite Purges in DictatorshipsComparative Political Studies. 50 (13):  1768–1801.

Sudduth, Jun Koga. 2017. “Coup risk, coup-proofing and leader survival. Journal of Peace Research. 54 (1): 3-15.

Bell, Curtis and Jun Koga Sudduth. 2017. “The Causes and Outcomes of Coup During Civil War.” Journal of Conflict Resolution. 61 (7): 1432-1455.

Sudduth, Jun Koga. 2016.”Coup-Proofing and Civil War” in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics, edited by William R. Thompson. Oxford University Press.

Braithwaite, Jessica Maves and Jun Koga Sudduth. 2016. “Military Purges and the Recurrence of Civil Conflict.” Research & Politics. 3(1) :1-6.  

Koga, Jun. 2011. “Where Do Third Parties Intervene? Third Parties’ Domestic Institutions and Military Interventions in Civil Conflicts.” International Studies Quarterly 55 (4) : 1143-1166.

Working Papers 

“Who Punishes the Leader? Culpability and Accountability during Civil War.” (Revise and Resubmit at the Journal of Conflict Resolution)

Military Purges in Dictatorships: A New Dataset” (Revised and Resubmit at the Journal of Peace Research)

“The Divergent Effect of Political Institutions on Coups,” with Nam Kyu Kim. (Under Review)

“How repression spreads dissent: Diffusion of Electoral Violence in India,” with Max Gallop.   

“Rethinking Peacekeeping Effectiveness: The Effect of Neighboring Peacekeeping Missions on Violence,” with Gaku Ito.   

Work in Progress 

“Purges of Civilian Elites in Dictatorships” (with the support of the British Academy/Leverhulme Research Grant, and the Carnegie Research Incentive Grant.)