Research

Research Interests
Human Rights; International Conflict; Terrorism; Civil War; Ethnic Conflict; Religion; Democratization and Civil Society; SOTL

Recent Publications - Books

Butcher, Charity and Maia Hallward, (2021) NGOs and Human Rights: Comparing Faith-Based and Secular Approaches. Athens: University of Georgia Press. Publisher's website

Butcher, Charity and Maia Hallward (eds), (2020) Understanding International Conflict Management. Oxon: Routledge. Publisher's website

Butcher, Charity, (2019) The Handbook of Cross-Border Ethnic and Religious Affinities. London: Rowman and Littlefield. Publisher's website

Recent Publications - Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Bhasin, Tavishi and Charity Butcher, (2022) Teaching Effective Policy Memo Writing and Infographics in a Policy Programme. European Political Science. 21 (1): 165-181. Link to Article.

Butcher, Charity, (2022) Using In-Class Writing to Promote Critical Thinking and Application of Course Concepts. Journal of Political Science Education. 18 (1): 3-21. Link to Article.

Gumustekin, Deniz and Charity Butcher (2022) Building Peace in Iraq: A Proposal for Peacebuilding Workshops. Journal of Conflict Managment. 7 (1): 18-30. Link to Article

Butcher, Charity and Edwin Njonguo, (2021) Simulating Diplomacy: Learning Aid or Business as Usual?, Journal of Political Science Education. 17 (sup1): 185-203. Link to Article

Butcher, Charity, (2021) Diversionary Theories of Conflict: The Promises and Challenges of an Opportunities Approach. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Interantional Studies. Oxford University Press. Link to Article

Hallward, Maia, Charity Butcher, Jonathan Taylor Downs, and Emily Cook, (2021) Environmental and Collective Rights: Differences between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous NGOs Involved with the United Nations Human Rights Council. International Journal on Minority and Group Rights. 28 (4): 690-714. Link to Article

Bhasin, Tavishi, Charity Butcher, Elizabeth Gordon, Maia Hallward, and Rebecca LeFebvre, (2020) Does Karen Wear a Mask? The Gendering of COVID-19 Masking Rhetoric, International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy. 40 (9/10): 929-937. Link to Article

Alqatabry, Hameed and Charity Butcher, (2020) Humanitarian Aid in Yemen: Collaboration or Co-Optation?, Journal of Peacebuilding and Development. 15 (2): 250-255. Link to Article

Butcher, Charity and Maia Hallward, (2018) Religious vs. Secular Human Rights Organizations: Discourse, Framing and Action, Journal of Human Rights. 18 (1): 81-109. Link to Article

Armstrong, Crystal and Charity Butcher, (2018) Digital Civil Society: How Nigerian NGOs Utilize Social Media, International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society. 31 (3): 251-273. Link to Article.

Butcher, Charity and Makda Maru, (2018) Diversionary Tactics and the Ethiopia - Eritrea War (1998 - 2000). Small Wars & Insurgencies. 29 (1): 68-90. Link to Article.

Butcher, Charity, Tavishi Bhasin, and Deniz Gumustekin, (2018) Ethnicity and Confidence in Government: The Case of Turkish-Minority Relations. Turkish Studies. 19 (1): 23-47. Link to Article

Butcher, Charity, (2018) Civil War and Terrorism: A Call for Further Theory Building. In Encyclopedia of Empirical International Relations Theory. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (Note: article also published in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics). Link to Article.

Butcher, Charity and Maia Hallward, (2017) Bridging the Gap between Human Rights and Peace: An Analysis of NGOs and the United Nations Human Rights Council. International Studies Perspectives. 18(1): 81-109. Link to Article.

Pallas, Chris and Charity Butcher, (2017) Using Dating as an Analogy to Teach IR Theory, European Political Science. 16 (1): 99-112. Winner of the 2017 EPS Prize for Best Article in 2017. Link to Article.

Butcher, Charity, (2016) Terrorism and External Audiences: Influencing Foreign Intervention into Civil Wars, Terrorism and Political Violence. 28 (4): 774-794. Link to Article.

Butcher, Charity and Timothy Kersey, (2015) When Winning is Really Losing: Teaching Awards and Women Political Science Faculty, PS: Political Science & Politics, 48 (1): 138-141. Link to Article.

Butcher, Charity, (2014) Can Oil-Reliant Countries Democratize? An Assessment of the Role of Civil Society in Algeria, Democratization, 21 (4): 722-742. Link to Article.

Butcher, Charity, (2012) Teaching Foreign Policy Decision-Making Processes Using Role-Playing Simulations: The Case of US-Iran Relations, International Studies Perspectives, 13 (2): 176-194. Link to Article.
 

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