2020. Peace through Self-determination. Success and Failure of Territorial Autonomy. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. See here.

Aquila Ascendens Wissenschaftspreis 2019

Peer-reviewed articles

2023. What’s Law Got to Do with It? How the Degree of Legalization Affects the Durability of Post-Conflict Autonomy Agreements, In: Ethnopolitics, https://10.1080/17449057.2023.2207876  (with G. Carolan). Download.

2023. Repression and Backlash Protests: Why Leader Arrests Backfire, In: International Interactions, (with C. Steinert). Download.

2022. A Tale of Two Logics. How Solidarity and Threat Perceptions Shape Immigrant Attitudes Toward Immigration in Western Europe, In: West European Politics, (with M. Neureiter). Download.

2022. How Party Competition Shapes Ethnic Parties’ Positions on Migration and Immigration, In: Party Politics, https://doi/10.1177/13540688221136107 (with M. Debus). Download.

2022. Self-Rule and Intrastate Conflict Risk in Divided Societies: A Configurational Analysis of Consociational Institutions, In: Swiss Political Science Review, (with C. Trinn). Download.

2020. Untangling Territorial Self-Governance - New Typology and Data, In: Regional & Federal Studies, (with C. Trinn). Download.

2019. Publication and Collaboration Patterns in Autonomy Research - A Bibliometric Analysis, In: Journal of Autonomy and Security Studies, Vol 3, Nr. 2, S. 38-65. Download.

2018. Toward a Multi-Causal Model of Successful Conflict Regulation through Territorial Self-Government: Lessons from South Tyrol, In: Austrian Journal of Political Science, Vol 47, Nr. 4, S. 33-43. Download.

2018. The More, The Better? Assessing the Scope of Regional Autonomy as a Key Condition for Ethnic Conflict Regulation, in: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights, Vol. 25, Nr. 1. Download.

2017. Two Birds, One Stone – War-to-Democracy Processes after Ethnic Conflicts, In: Sicherheit und Frieden, Vol. 35, Nr. 1, S. 13-22. Download.

Book Chapters

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Policy Reports & Datasets

2021. Mapping Integration Indicators. A Reference Tool for Evaluating the Implementation of Ljubljana Guidelines-based Policy, Report commissioned by the HCNM/OSCE (with R. Medda-Windischer, S. Spiliopoulou Åkermark, S. Cramer Marsal). Download.


2020. Territorial Self-Governance Dataset (TERRGO). See more here.


2019. Territorial Autonomy Literature Datasets (TALD). See more here.


2021. Why we should stop cherry-picking in the analysis of consociational institutions, in: 50ShadesofFederalism Blog (with C. Trinn). Article and Replication files.

2017. Ålands Autonomie. Implikationen für eine friedliche Bearbeitung ethnischer Konflikte, in: W&F Wissenschaft und Frieden, Vol. 35, Nr. 4, S. 28-32. Download.

2015. Frieden durch Föderalismus, in: Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte, Nr. 28-30, S. 36-40. Download.

2015. Conflict Regulation through Self-Rule – Success Factors of Territorial Autonomy Systems, In: Report from the Åland Islands Peace Institute, Nr. 1, April 2015. Download.

2014. Geteiltes Leid, halbes Leid, halber Konflikt: Eine Untersuchung des Einflusses von Naturkatastrophen auf zwischenstaatliche Konflikte, In: IReflect – Student Journal of International Relations, Vol. Nr. 1, S. 39-66. Download.


2023. 'Emerging Federal Structures in the Post-Cold War Era’ by S. Keil and S. Kopp (eds. (Palgrave MacMillan), in: Nations & Nationalism. https://10.1111/nana.12939

2022. 'Minority Self-Government in Europe and the Middle East. From Theory to Practice’ by O. Akbulut and E. Aktoprak (Brill), in: European Yearbook of Minority Issues, Brill, Leiden.