In addition to ameliorating conflict through field programs and offering conflict-related coursework at Texas A&M University, ConDev also conducts strenuous research. ConDev’s network of students and partners generates a variety of papers and presentations, featured below, while ConDev’s elite team of researchers known as the Strategic Analytics Laboratory focuses on tackling the more theoretical, data-intensive aspects of conflict research.

 

Publications

Shahriar Kibriya, Yu Zhang and Edwin Price. “Can World Peace Be Built on Empty Stomachs?” (2011).

Shahriar Kibriya, Benjamin Tkach, Jaehyun Ahn, Natalia Valdez Gonzalez, Zhicheng Xu and Yu Zhang. The Effects of School-Related Gender-Based Violence on Academic Performance: Evidence from Botswana, Ghana and South Africa (2016).

Reid Stevens, Edwin Price, David Bessler and Kelly Prendergast. Analysis of Afghanistan’s Strategic Grain Reserve Proposal: Prepared for Mike Martin, Director, Office of Agriculture (2016). 

 

Evaluations

Colwell, Brian. External Evaluation of the Kinshasa School of Public Health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (2016). Available in English and French.

 

White Papers

Gordon, Grant. “Payment and Predation: The Politics of Wages and Violence in the Congolese Army” (2015). Transformative Solutions Grant.

Laos, Tony. “Iraqi Feedlot Production: Producing High-Quality Meat in the Wake of ISIS” (2016). Trip Report.

 

Student Papers

Brown, Taya. “Evolutionary Strategies of Plants: C-3, C-4 and CAM” (2016). AGEC 489/689.

Carlos Fierros, Kristian Jaloway, Alissa Jones, Mary Mason, Christine Shtepani, Mariah Shuler, Rainey Spiva, Jerica Ward with Drs. Silva Hamie and Leslie Ruyle. “NGOs in Jordan and the Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis” (2016). Policy Brief. Bush School Capstone.

Carlos Fierros, Kristian Jaloway, Alissa Jones, Mary Mason, Christine Shtepani, Mariah Shuler, Rainey Spiva, Jerica Ward with Drs. Silva Hamie and Leslie Ruyle. Do NGOs Deliver? The Role of NGOs in Responding to the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Jordan (2016). Final Report. Bush School Capstone.

Dhoubhadel, Shweta. “Food Wars in the Context of Maoist Insurgency” (2016). AGEC 489/689.

Gilbert, Jessica. “Community Focused Integration and Protected Areas Management in the Huascarán Biosphere Reserve, Peru.” Applied Biodiversity Science , no. 5 (2015). Student Media Grant.

**Levi Brewer, Leah Crowder, Minseok Lee, Elshad Mikayilov, Sanmita Nepal, Alexandra Perl, Brittany Hardin Tanguay and Morten Wendelbo with Drs. Ren Mu and Leslie Ruyle. “The Impact of Conflict on Natural Disaster Resilience: Evidence from Nepal” (2016). Policy Brief. Bush School Capstone.

**Levi Brewer, Leah Crowder, Minseok Lee, Elshad Mikayilov, Sanmita Nepal, Alexandra Perl, Brittany Hardin Tanguay and Morten Wendelbo with Drs. Ren Mu and Leslie Ruyle. “The Impact of Natural Disasters on Child Education Outcomes: Evidence from Nepal” (2016). Policy Brief. Bush School Capstone.

Levi Brewer, Leah Crowder, Minseok Lee, Elshad Mikayilov, Sanmita Nepal, Alexandra Perl, Brittany Hardin Tanguay and Morten Wendelbo with Drs. Ren Mu and Leslie Ruyle. Conflict, Earthquakes, and School Outcomes: Two Studies on Nepal (2016). Final Report. Bush School Capstone.

Maripe, Ogaufi. “Humanitarian Intervention: Vocal Dissenters and Tacit Support” (2016). AGEC 489/689.

Zike Chen, Gavin Finnegan, David Hobson, Diego Pinzon and Gabriel Vander Hey. “CEFADES: An Impact Evaluation of a Vocational Rehabilitation Program for At-Risk Youth in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo” (2014). Final Report. Bush School Capstone.

 

Posters and Presentations

Clemente Sohoulande, Edwin Price and Shahriar Kibriya. “Agricultural Technologies for Food Security and Conflict Prevention: Case of Sub-Saharan Africa” (2013). TechCon 2013.