Publications

  • Linke, A.M., Witmer, F., O’Loughlin, J., McCabe, T.J., and J. Tir. The consequences of relocating in response to drought: human mobility and conflict in contemporary Kenya. Environmental Research Letters, 13(9), 094014. Published, 09/10/2018.
  • Linke, A.M., Witmer, F., O’Loughlin, J., McCabe, T.J., and J. Tir. Drought, local institutional contexts, and support for violence in Kenya. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 62(7), 1544-1578. Published, 08/01/2018.
  • Medina, R., Nicolosi, E., Brewer, S., and A.M. Linke. Geographies of organized hate in America: A regional analysis. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 108(4), 1006-1021. Published, 02/09/2018.
  • Witmer, F., Linke, A.M., O’Loughlin, J., Laing, A., and A. Gettelman. Subnational violent conflict forecasts for sub-Saharan Africa, 2015–65, using climate-sensitive models. Journal of Peace Research, 54(2) 175–192. Published, 03/14/2017.
  • Linke, A.M., Witmer, F., Holland, E., and J. O’Loughlin. Mountainous terrain and civil wars: Geospatial analysis of conflict dynamics in the post-Soviet Caucasus. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 107 (2), 520-535. Published, 11/15/2016.
  • Linke, A.M. and C. Raleigh. The geography of civil war. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Published, 11/01/2016.
  • Kishi, R., Raleigh, C., and A.M. Linke. “Patterns and trends of the geography of conflict,” pages 25-41, in Backer, D., Bhavnani, R., and P. Huth (Eds.), Peace and Conflict 2016. New York: Routledge. Published, 08/01/2016.
  • Linke, A.M. and J. O’Loughlin. “Spatial analysis,” pages 189-205, in Agnew, J., Mamadouh, V., Secor, A., and J. Sharp (Eds.), A Companion to Political Geography, 2nd Edition. Oxford: Basil Blackwell. Published, 10/01/2015.
  • Linke, A.M., O’Loughlin, J., McCabe, T.J., Tir, J., and F. Witmer. Rainfall variability and violence in rural Kenya: Investigating the effects of drought and the role of local institutions with survey data. Global Environmental Change, 34, 35-47. Published, 09/01/2015.
  • Linke, A.M., Schutte, S., and H. Buhaug. Population attitudes and the spread of political violence in sub-Saharan Africa. International Studies Review, 17(1), 26-45. Published, 03/01/2015.
  • Linke, A.M. and J. O’Loughlin. Reconceptualizing and measuring context in the study of conflict: Using survey data from the North Caucasus of Russia. International Studies Review, 17(1), 1-19. Published, 03/01/2015.

Presentations

  • "Environmental change, land ownership, and political instability in agrarian societies." International Studies Association annual conference. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 12/01/2018.
  • "Kenya smallholder settlement schemes past and present: A retrospective and prospective analysis of new data to understand inequality." African Studies Association annual conference. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/29/2018.
  • "Environmental change, land ownership, and political instability in agrarian societies." American Association of Geographers. Conference Paper, Accepted, 11/01/2018.
  • "The consequences of relocating in response to drought: human mobility and conflict in contemporary Kenya." Understanding Individuals’ Opinions and Experiences in Conflict-Affected Societies Workshop, Peace Research Institute Oslo. Conference Paper, Presented, 05/14/2018.
  • "Agricultural productivity and violent conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa: A subnational and comparative analysis using novel population survey data methods." American Association of Geographers annual conference. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/10/2018.
  • "Agricultural productivity and violent conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa: A subnational and comparative analysis using novel population survey data methods." International Studies Association annual conference. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/07/2018.
  • "The effects agricultural productivity obstacles on conflict in regional political context." Next Generation of Climate-Conflict Research Workshop, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/09/2018.
  • "The effects agricultural productivity obstacles on conflict in regional political context." Workshop on Subnational Politics, School of Politics and Global Studies, Arizona State University. Conference Paper, Presented, 02/12/2018.
  • "The impact of spatial resolution on effect estimates and inferences in the geographical analysis of violent conflict." American Political Science Association annual conference. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/02/2017.
  • "A comparative geographical analysis of international foreign aid and violent conflict." American Association of Geographers annual conference. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/05/2017.
  • “Scale variability misclassification: The impact of spatial resolution on estimates in the geographic analysis of foreign aid and conflict.” School of Government and Public Policy, University of Arizona. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/24/2017.
  • The impact of spatial resolution on effect estimates and inferences in the geographical analysis of violent conflict. International Studies Association annual conference. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/23/2017.
  • "A geographical approach to the study of environmental change and conflict." Department of Geography, Oregon State University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/27/2016.
  • “Household livelihood shocks and migration as pathways between local environmental change and conflict in Kenya.” American Association of Geographers annual meeting. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/30/2016.
  • “Evolving dynamics of population sentiments and violent conflict." International Studies Association annual meeting. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/17/2016.
  • “Household livelihood shocks and migration as pathways between local environmental change and conflict in Kenya.” International Studies Association annual meeting. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/16/2016.
  • “Locational and relational explanations of Kenyan post-election conflict: Incentives for violence and demographic composition.” Subnational governance and conflict workshop, University of Sussex. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/21/2015.
  • “Absolute and relative context in the social process of violence conflict.” Association of American Geographers annual conference. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/23/2015.
  • “Environmental change and conflict in Kenya: Perceived and measured drought effects on personal insecurity and attitudes toward the use of violence.” Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/19/2015.
  • “Environmental change and conflict in Kenya: Perceived and measured drought effects on personal insecurity and attitudes toward the use of violence.” Midwest Political Science Association annual conference. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/16/2015.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Monitoring Kenyan Environmental Conflict Using Reimbursed SMS Surveys. PI: Andrew Linke . University Research Committee, University of Utah, 03/26/2016 - present. Total project budget to date: $6,000.00

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Africa
    Conflict, Ecological and Environmental Change.
  • Kenya
    Research Affiliate, Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi.