The Violence Pendulum (Oxford University Press 2020).
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Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
Ioana E. Matesan. 2020. “Grievances and Fears in Islamist Movements: Revisiting the Link between Exclusion, Insecurity, and Political Violence.” Journal of Global Security Studies, 5(1): 44-62.
Ioana E. Matesan. “Organizational Dynamics, Public Condemnation and the Impetus to Disengage from Violence.” Terrorism and Political Violence, available online ahead of print.
Ioana E. Matesan and Ronit Berger. 2017 “Blunders and Blame: How Armed Non-State Actors React to their Mistakes.” Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, 40 (5).
Ioana E. Matesan. 2012. “What Makes Negative Frames Resonant? Hamas and the Appeal of Opposition to the Peace Process.” Terrorism and Political Violence, 24: 671-705.
Ioana E. Matesan. 2012. “The Impact of the Arab Spring on Islamist Strategies.” Journal of Strategic Security, 5(2): 27-46.
Hechter, Michael, Ioana E. Matesan and Chris Hale. 2009. “Resistance to Alien Rule in Taiwan and Korea.” Nations and Nationalism, 15(1): 36-59.
Alexander R. Arifianto and Ioana E. Matesan. 2018. “Democracy, Inclusion and Political Moderation: Lessons from Religious Movements in the Middle East and Indonesia.” Middle East-Asia Project, Middle East Institute, January 9, 2018.
Ioana E. Matesan and John Gay. 2011. “El Arish and the Sinai Peninsula Underworld, Egypt.” National Strategy Forum Review, 20(3).
Opinion and Commentary
Ioana E. Matesan and Ronit Berger. “Why do rebel groups apologize?” The Conversation, July 3, 2019. (Reprinted in 17 American news outlets, The Conversation UK, and translated into French by YesMag).
Ioana E. Matesan. “The Meaning of Violence and Nonviolence after Charlottesville.” Political Violence @ a Glance, August 23, 2017.
Ioana E. Matesan. “Why ISIS Will Not Thrive in Indonesia.” Political Violence @ a Glance, January 29, 2016.
Ioana E. Matesan. “Responding to ISIS Attacks: Revenge Might Be Sweet, but Is It Effective?” Inside Sources, November 18, 2015. (Reprinted in The Last Vegas Sun, The Times and Democrat, The Courier Post).