Theodore McLauchlin is Associate professor at the Department of Political Science of the University of Montreal and Director of the Centre for International Peace and Security Studies (CIPSS). Theodore received his PhD in Political Science at McGill University in 2013. His research, which lies in the spheres of security and international and civil conflicts, focuses on the organization and the political lives of state as well as non-state military forces. He has published in academic journals such as Journal of Conflict Resolution, Conflict Management and Peace Science, Comparative Politics, and Security Studies. He is the author of Desertion: Trust and Mistrust in Civil Wars (Cornell University Press, 2020).
- International Security
- Civil Wars
- Armed Forces
- Theodore McLauchlin, Desertion: Trust and Mistrust in Civil Wars (Cornell University Press, 2020).
- Julien Morency-Laflamme and Theodore McLauchlin, “The Efficacy of Ethnic Stacking: Military Defection during Uprisings in Africa.” OnlineFirst, Journal of Global Security Studies.
- Theodore McLauchlin and Álvaro La Parra-Pérez, “Disloyalty and Logics of Fratricide in Civil War: Executions of Officers in Republican Spain, 1936-1939,” Comparative Political Studies 52:7 (2019): 1028-1058.
- Theodore McLauchlin, “The Loyalty Trap: Regime Ethnic Exclusion and Civil War Duration in Syria and Beyond,” Security Studies 27:2 (2018): 296-317.
- Theodore McLauchlin, Marc-André Boisvert and Aboubacar Maïga, “La formation militaire et l’instabilité politique en Afrique subsaharienne,” Working paper, Les cahiers du CÉRIUM, December 2019.