European Academy of Sociology - Fellows

Prof. Dr. Lars-Erik Cederman

ETH Zentrum
International Conflict Research
IFW D 49.2
Haldeneggsteig 4
8092 Zurich


Prof. Dr. Lars-Erik Cederman

Fellow of the European Academy of Sociology


Lars-Erik Cederman, b. 1963 Professor of International Conflict Research, ETH Zürich (2003- ) PhD in Political Science, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1994 Director, Center for Comparative and International Studies, ETH Zürich and University of Zürich (2012-) Co-founder, Risk Center, ETH Zürich (2011-) Associate Editor of International Organization (2012-). Editorial board member of (inter alia), International Organization, American Political Science Review, Journal of Conflict Resolution. Heinz Eulau Award for best article in the American Political Science Review (2001 & 2011) Articles in (inter alia): American Journal of Sociology, American Political Science Review, American Sociological Review, European Journal of International Relations, International Organization, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Peace Research, World Politics Selected publications: (with N. B. Weidmann & K. S. Gleditsch), 2011. Horizontal inequalities and ethno-nationalist civil war: A global comparison. American Political Science Review 105(2): 478-495. (with T. C. Warren & D. Sornette), 2011. Testing Clausewitz: Nationalism, mass mobilization, and the severity of war. International Organization 65(4): 605-638. (with A. Wimmer & B. Min), 2010. Why do ethnic groups rebel? New data and analysis. World Politics 62(1): 87-119. (with L. Girardin), 2007. Beyond fractionalization: Mapping ethnicity onto nationalist insurgencies. American Political Science Review 101(1): 173-185. 2005. Computational models of social forms: Advancing generative macro theory. American Journal of Sociology 110(4): 864-893. 2002. Endogenizing geopolitical boundaries with agent-based modeling.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 99 suppl. 3: 7296-7303. 1997. Emergent Actors in World Politics: How States and Nations Develop and Dissolve. Princeton: Princeton University Press.