Lee Seymour is an associate professor at the Université de Montréal and member of the CÉRIUM — Centre d’études et de recherches internationales and of the CEPSI — Centre d’études sur la paix et la sécurité internationale. His research interests include civil wars, international security and violence in politics. He has published in several academic journals, including Journal of Peace Research, International Security, European Journal of International Relations, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Critical African Studies, Perspectives on Politics and International Peacekeeping. He is currently leading a research project on the politics of foreign military training in fragile states, funded by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council and the Department of National Defence.
- Violence in Politics
- Civil Wars
- Kathleen Cunningham, Kristin Bakke & Lee J.M. Seymour, “E pluribus unum, ex uno plures: Competition, violence, and fragmentation in ethnopolitical movements,” Journal of Peace Research 53:1 (2016): 3-18.
- Lee J.M. Seymour, “The ICC and Africa: Rhetoric, Hypocrisy Management and Legitimacy,” In Africa and the International Criminal Court (Cambridge University Press 2016).
- Lee J.M. Seymour, “Why Factions Switch Sides: Rivalry, Patronage and Alignment in Sudan’s Civil Wars,” International Security 39:2 (2014): 92-131.
- Lee J.M. Seymour, “Let’s Bullshit! Arguing, Bargaining and Dissembling over Darfur,” European Journal of International Relations 20:3 (2014): 571-595.
- Kathleen Cunningham, Kristin Bakke & Lee J.M. Seymour, “Shirts Today, Skins Tomorrow: The Effects of Fragmentation on Self-Determination Disputes,” Journal of Conflict Resolution 56:1 (2012): 67-93.