Recent and Forthcoming Publications

  • John O'Loughlin, Gearoid O Tuathail(Gerard Toal) and Rebecca Chamberlain-Creanga. Divided Space, Divided Attitudes? Comparing the Republics of Moldova and Pridnestrovie (Transnistria) Using Simultaneous Surveys. Eurasian Geography and Economics (2013) forthcoming. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • Gerard Toal (Gearoid O Tuathail) and John O'Loughlin. Inside South Ossetia: A Survey of Attitudes in a De Facto State. Post-Soviet Affairs (2013) forthcoming. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • John O’Loughlin, Frank D.W. Witmer, Andrew M. Linke, Arlene Laing, Andrew Gettelman and Jimy Dudhia. Climate variability and conflict risk in East Africa, 1990-2009. Proceedings, National Academy of Sciences, Vol 109 (45), 2012 18344-18349 and Supporting Information (open access). www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1205130109.
  • John O'Loughlin and Frank Witmer. The diffusion of conflicts in the North Caucasus of Russia, 1999-2010. Environment and Planning A 44,10 (2012), 2379-2396. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • Andrew Linke, Frank Witmer and John O'Loughlin. Space-time Granger analysis of the war in Iraq: A study of coalition and insurgent action and reaction. International Interactions 38, 4 (2012), 402-425. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin, Edward Holland, and Frank Witmer. The Changing Geography of Violence in the North Caucasus of Russia, 1999-2011: Regional Trends and Local Dynamics in Dagestan, Ingushetia and Kabardino-Balkaria. . Eurasian Geography and Economics 52, 5 (2011) forthcoming. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • Vladimir Kolossov and John O'Loughlin. Violence in the Caucasus: Economic insecurities and migration in the 'de facto' states of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Eurasian Geography and Economics 52, 5 (2011) 596-630. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • Frank Witmer and John O'Loughlin. Detecting the effects of wars in the Caucasus regions of Russia and Georgia using radiometrically normalized DMSP-OLS nighttime lights imagery. Geographic Information Science and Remote Sensing forthcoming. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin, Vladimir Kolossov and Gearóid Ó Tuathail (Gerard Toal). Inside Abkhazia: A survey of attitudes in a de facto state. Post-Soviet Affairs 27, 1 (2011) 1-23. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • Edward C. Holland and John O'Loughlin. Ethnic competition, radical Islam and challenges to stability in the republic of Dagestan. Forthcoming in Communist and Post-Communist Studies 42, 2 (2010), 297-308. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin, Frank Witmer, and Andrew Linke. The Afghanistan-Pakistan Wars 2008–2009: Micro-geographies, Conflict Diffusion, and Clusters of Violence. Eurasian Geography and Economics 51, no. 4 (2010), 437-71. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin, Frank Witmer, Andrew Linke and Nancy Thorwardson. Peering into the Fog of War: The Geography of the WikiLeaks Afghanistan War Logs 2004-200. Eurasian Geography and Economics 51, no. 4 (2010), 472-95. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin and Frank Witmer. The Localized Geographies of Violence in the North Caucasus of Russia, 1999-2007. Annals. Association of American Geographers 101,1 (2011), 178-201. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • Clionadh Raleigh, Frank Witmer and John O'Loughlin. A Review and Assessment of Spatial Analysis and Conflict: The Geography of War. Forthcoming in R. Denemark (ed) The International Studies Encyclopedia Vol X . Oxford:Wiley- Blackwell, 2010, pp. 6534-6553. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin. Inter-ethnic friendships in postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina: Socio-demographic and place influences. Ethnicities 9 (2010), 26-54. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • Alexander B. Murphy and John O'Loughlin. New Horizons for Regional Geography. Eurasian Geography and Economics 50 (2009), 241-251. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • Kristin Bakke, John O'Loughlin and Michael D. Ward. Reconciliation in Conflict-Affected Societies:Multilevel Modeling of Individual and Contextual Factors in the North Caucasus of Russia. Annals. Association of American Geographers 99, no. 5 (2009), 1012-1021. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • Gearóid Ó Tuathail (Gerard Toal) and John O'Loughlin. After Ethnic Cleansing: The Returns Process in Bosnia-Herzegovina a Decade beyond War. Annals. Association of American Geographers 99, no. 5 (2009), 1045-1053. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • Frank Witmer and John O'Loughlin. Satellite Data Methods and Application in the Evaluation of War Outcomes: Abandoned Agricultural Land in Bosnia-Herzegovina after the 1992-1995 Conflict. Annals. Association of American Geographers 99, no. 5 (2009), 1033-1044. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin and Gearóid Ó Tuathail (Gerard Toal). Accounting for separatist sentiment in Bosnia-Herzegovina and the North Caucasus of Russia: A comparative analysis of survey responses. Ethnic and Racial Studies 32 (2009),591-615. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • Kristin Bakke, Xun Cao, John O'Loughlin and Michael D. Ward. Social Distance in Bosnia-Herzegovina and the North Caucasus Region of Russia:Inter- and Intra-Ethnic Attitudes and Identities. Nations and Nationalism 9 (2009), 227-253. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin. Textbooks that moved generations: Roger Kasperson and Julian Minghi (editors) The Structure of Political Geography. Progress in Human Geography, 32(2009), 275-79. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin, Gearóid Ó Tuathail (Gerard Toal), Vladimir Kolossov. The Localized Geopolitics of Displacement and Return in Eastern Prigorodnyy Rayon, North Ossetia. Eurasian Geography and Economics 50, no. 6 (2008), 635-669. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • Vladimir Kolossov and John O'Loughlin Социально-территориальная динамика и этнические отношения на Северном Кавказе (Socio-Territorial Dynamics and Ethnic Relations in the Northern Caucasus Polis -(Politicheskie Issledovaniya), no. 4 (2008), 27-47. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • Sam Schueth and John O'Loughlin. Belonging to the World: Cosmopolitanism in Geographic Contexts. Geoforum 39, no. 2 (2008), pp. 926-941. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin, Pauliina Raento and James Sidaway, Editorial: where the tradition meets its challengers. Political Geography 27, no. 1 (2008), 1-4. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin and Clionadh Raleigh. Spatial analysis of civil war violence. In K. Cox, M. Low and J. Robinson (eds) A Handbook of Political Geography. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage, 2008, pp. 493-508. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin, Frank Witmer, Thomas Dickinson, Nancy Thorwardson, and Edward Holland. Preface to the Special Issue on the Caucasus: Political, Population and Economic Geographies (and a map supplement). Eurasian Geography and Economics 49, no.2 (2007), 127-134. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin, Vladimir Kolossov and Jean Radvanyi. Kavkaz u vremenu sukoba (The Caucausus in a time of conflict). Hvratska revija (Croatian Review) 9, no. 1 (2009), 32-43. Paper available as a PDF file. Information on the web: click here.
  • John O'Loughlin, Vladimir Kolossov and Jean Radvanyi. The Caucasus in a time of conflict, demographic transition, and economic change. Eurasian Geography and Economics 49, no. 2, (2007), 135-156. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin, Alexander Panin and Frank Witmer. Population change and migration in Stavropol' kray: The effects of regional conflicts and economic restructuring. Eurasian Geography and Economics 49 no.2, (2007), 249-267. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin, Gearóid Ó Tuathail (Gerard Toal), Vladimir Kolossov. The geopolitical orientations of ordinary Russians: A public opinion analysis. Eurasian Geography and Economics 48, no. 2 (2006), 129-152. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • Gearóid Ó Tuathail (Gerard Toal), John O'Loughlin and Dino Djipa. Bosnia-Herzegovina ten years after Dayton: Constitutional change and public opinion. Eurasian Geography and Economics 47, no.1 (2006), 61-75. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin, Gerard Toal, Vladimir Kolossov. Russian Geopolitical Culture in the post-9/11 era: The masks of Proteus revisited. Transactions, Institute of British Geographers NS Vol.30, no. 3 September (2005). Paper available as a PDF file..
  • Anna J. Secor and John O'Loughlin. Social and political trust in Istanbul and Moscow: A comparison of individual and neighbourhood effects. Transactions, Institute of British Geographers NS Vol.30, no. 1 (2005), 66-82. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin and Paul Talbot. Where in the world is Russia? Geopolitical perceptions and preferences of ordinary Russians. Eurasian Geography and Economics 46, no.1 (2005), 23-50. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin. Commentary: The war on terrorism, academic publication norms, and replication. Professional Geographer Vol. 57, no. 4 (Nov. 2005,588-591). Paper available as a PDF file. A follow-up story on the debate appeared in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists in April 2006, available here.
  • John O'Loughlin. Academic openness, boycotts and journal policy. Political Geography Vol. 23, no 6 (2004), 641-643. Editorial statement on the openness of Political Geography available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin, Lynn Staeheli and Edward Greenberg (eds). Globalization and its Outcomes. New York: Guilford Press, 2004. Preface, table of contents, and introductory first chapter (pp. 3-22) available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin. The political geography of conflict: Civil wars in the hegemonic shadow. In Colin Flint (ed) The Geography of War and Peace. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005, pp. 85-112. Chapter available as a PDF file or as a Web page.
  • John O'Loughlin, Gerard Toal, Vladimir Kolossov. Russian geopolitical storylines and public opinion in the wake of 9-11. Communist and Post-Communist Studies Vol. 37, no.3, 2004, pp. 281-318. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin. Democratic Values in a Globalizing World: A Multilevel Analysis of Geographic Contexts. Geojournal Vol 60, no. 1 (2004), 3-17. Paper available as a PDF file or as a Web page.
  • John O'Loughlin. Global Democratization. In M. Low and C. Barnett (eds) Spaces of Democracy. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2004, pp. 23-44. Chapter available as a PDF file.
  • Altinay Kuchukeeva and John O'Loughlin. Civic engagement and democratic consolidation in Kyrgyzstan. Eurasian Geography and Economics 44, 8 (2003), 557-587. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin, Gerard Toal, Vladimir Kolossov. A Risky Westward Turn? Putin's 9-11 Script and Ordinary Russians. Europe-Asia Studies Vol.56, no. 1 (January 2004), 3-34. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin. The Electoral Geography of Weimar Germany: Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis (ESDA) of Protestant Support for the Nazi Party. Political Analysis 10, 3 (2002), 217-243. Here is the Abstract. Paper available in PDF format. A longer version of the paper (analysis is repeated for two other key varables) is available here as a PDF file or as a Web page. The data and GIS files used in the analysis are available here as a zip file. (Needs Arcview 3.x).
  • John O'Loughlin, Frank Witmer and Valerie Ledwith. Geography, not Socio-Demographics: Explaining the PDS (Party of Democratic Socialism) Vote in Berlin, 1999 and 2001. Eurasian Geography and Economics Vol.43 (2002), 349-382. Paper available as a PDF file or as a Web page.
  • John O'Loughlin and Vladimir Kolossov. Introduction - Moscow: Post-Soviet Developments and Challenges. Eurasian Geography and Economics Vol.43, no. 4 (2002), pp. 161-169. (Special issue devoted to Moscow, edited by John O'Loughlin and Vladimir Kolossov). Paper available as a PDF file or as a Web page.
  • John O'Loughlin. Spatial Analysis in Political Geography. In J. Agnew, K. Mitchell and G. O Tuathail, eds. A Companion to Political Geography. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 2003, pp. 30-46. Chapter available as a PDF file.
  • Vladimir Kolossov, Olga Vendina and John O'Loughlin. Moscow as an Emergent World City: International Links, Business Developments and the Entrepreneurial City. Eurasian Geography and Economics Vol 43, no. 4 (2002), pp. 170-196. Paper available as a PDF file or as a Web page.
  • John O'Loughlin and Vladimir Kolossov. Still not worth the bones of a single Pomeranian grenadier: The geopolitics of the Kosovo war 1999. Political Geography, Vol. 21, (2002), pp. 573-599 (a special issue dedicated to Saul Cohen). Paper available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin. Geopolitical Fantasies and Ordinary Russians: Perception and Reality in the Post-Yeltsin Era. Geopolitics Vol. 6 (2001), pages 17-48. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin. The regional factor in contemporary Ukrainian politics: Scale, place, space or bogus effect. Post-Soviet Geography and Economics, Vol. 42 no. 1 (January 2001), pp. 1-33. Paper available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin. Geography as space and geography as place: The divide between political science and political geography continues. Geopolitics, Vol. 5 (2000), pp. 126-137. Paper available as a PDF file or Word format.
  • John O'Loughlin. Geography and Democracy: The Spatial Diffusion of Political and Civil Rights. In Gertjan Dijkink and Hans Knippenberg (eds), The Territorial Factor: Political Geography in a Globalising World. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2001, pages 77-96. Chapter available as a PDF file.
  • Luiza Bialasiewicz and John O'Loughlin. Galician Identities and Political Cartographies on the Polish-Ukrainian Border. In David Kaplan and Jouni Hakli (eds) Boundaries and Place. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2002. Chapter available as a PDF file.
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  • John O'Loughlin. Geopolitical visions of Central Europe. In M. Antonsich, V. Kolossov, and M. P. Pagnini eds., Europe between Geopolitics and Political Geography. Rome: Societa Geografica Italiana, 2001, pp. 607 - 628. Chapter available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin. Can King's ecological inference method answer a social scientific puzzle: Who voted for the Nazi party in Weimar Germany? Annals, Association of American Geographers, Vol. 90, (2000), pp. 592-601. Paper available as a PDF file. Additional maps here.
  • Vladimir Kolossov and John O'Loughlin. New borders for new world orders: Territorialities at the fin-de-siecle, Geojournal, 44 (1998), 259-273. Paper available as a PDF file or Word file. Bibliography available as a PDF file or Word file.
  • John O'Loughlin and James E. Bell. The Political Geography of Civic Engagement in Ukraine, 1994-1998, Post-Soviet Geography and Economics, Vol. 39, 1999, 233-266. Paper available as a PDF file or Word file. Maps available as GIF files: Figure 1, Figure 2, Figure 3.
  • John O'Loughlin, Vladimir Kolossov and Andrei Tchepalyga. National Construction, Territorial Separatism and Post-Soviet Geopolitics: The Example of the Transdniester Moldovan Republic, Post Soviet Geography and Economics, Vol. 38, 1998, 332-358. Paper available as a PDF file or Word file. Tables available as a PDF file or Word file. Bibliography available as a PDF file or Word file. TMR Map available as a JPEG file.
  • John O'Loughlin. Ordering the "Crush Zone": Geopolitical Games in Post-Cold War Eastern Europe. In Nurit Kliot and David Newman (Eds.), Geopolitics at the End of the Twentieth Century. London: Frank Cass, 2000. Chapter available as a PDF file.
  • John O'Loughlin. Economic Globalization and Income Inequality in the United States (1997). In L. Staeheli, J. Kodras, and C. Flint (Eds.), State Devolution in America, Thousand Oaks, CA, pp. 21-60. Chapter available as a PDF file.
  • Vladimir Kolossov and John O'Loughlin. Pseudo-states as harbingers of a new geopolitics: The example of the Trans-Dniester Moldovan Republic (TMR). In Boundaries, Territory and Postmodernity, David Newman, ed. Frank Cass: London, 1999. Chapter available as a PDF file. TMR Map available as a JPEG file.
  • John O'Loughlin, Michael D. Ward, Corey L. Lofdahl, Jordin S. Cohen, David S. Brown, David Reilly, Kristian S. Gleditsch, and Michael Shin. The Diffusion of Democracy, 1946-1994. Annals, Association of American Geographers, Vol 88, 1998, 545-574. Paper available as a PDF file.