Philip Martin

Philip Martin

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Philip Martin is a PhD student in International Relations and Security Studies with research interests in civil wars, interventions, political transitions and post-conflict state-building. He completed an MA at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, and has previously worked for the UNDP, the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, the North-South Institute, and the 2012 Canadian Election Observation Mission to Ukraine. Prior to studying at M.I.T., Philip worked as a Mine Action Officer with Norwegian People’s Aid supporting humanitarian demining in Tajikistan. He is a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Fellow and the recipient of a 2013-2014 Fulbright Scholarship.


“Coming Together: Power-Sharing and the Durability of Negotiated Peace Settlements.” Civil Wars, Vol. 15, No. 3 (Fall 2013): 332-58.

“Mining Codes in Africa: Emergence of a Fourth Generation?” with Hany Besada. Cambridge Review of International Affairs (April 2014), DOI: 10.1080/09557571.2013.840823.

“Intervening for Peace? Dilemmas of Liberal Internationalism and Democratic Reconstruction in Afghanistan.” Journal of Military and Strategic Studies, Volume 13, No. 3: (Spring 2011).