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Nina von UexkullLektor

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Nina von Uexkull was Senior Lecturer in International Relations until August 31, 2021.  Her main research areas are the impacts of climate change,  natural hazards and climate policies on armed conflict and human security.  She is now based at Uppsala University.




Buhaug, Halvard and Nina von Uexkull. 2021. Vicious circles: Violence, Vulnerability and Climate Change. Annual Review of Environment and Resources 46 (5). Early online view.

Dellmuth Lisa, Frida Bender, Aiden Jönsson, Elisabeth Rosvold, and Nina von Uexkull. 2021. Humanitarian Need Drives Nultilateral Disaster Aid. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS).118(4), e2018293118.

von Uexkull, Nina and Halvard Buhaug. 2021. Security Implications of Climate Change: A Decade of Scientific Progress. Journal of Peace Research. 58(1), 3-17.

Vestby, Jonas, Halvard Buhaug, and Nina von Uexkull. 2021. “Why Do Some Poor Countries See Armed Conflict While Others Do Not? A Dual Sector Approach.” World Development 138 (February): 105273. 

Buhaug, Halvard, Mihai Croicu, Hanne Fjelde, and Nina von Uexkull. 2021. “A Conditional Model of Local Income Shock and Armed Conflict” Journal of Politics. 83(1): 354-366.

Ward, Philip J, Marleen C de Ruiter, Johanna Mård, Kai Schröter, Anne Van Loon, Ted Veldkamp, Nina von Uexkull et al.. 2020. The need to integrate flood and drought disaster risk reduction strategies. Water Security 11(December): 100070.

Zhou, Jiayi, Lisa M. Dellmuth, Kevin M. Adams, Tina Schmid Neset and Nina von Uexkull. 2020. “The Geopolitics of Food Security: Barriers to the Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger.” SIPRI Insights on Peace and Security. Stockholm, Sweden.

Hegre, Håvard, Kristina Petrova and Nina von Uexkull. 2020. "Synergies and Trade-Offs in Reaching the Sustainable Development Goals." Sustainability 12(20): 8729.

Mach, Katharine J, W Neil Adger, Halvard Buhaug, Marshall Burke, James D Fearon, Christopher B Field, Cullen S Hendrix, Caroline M Kraan, Jean-Francois Maystadt, John O’Loughlin, Philip Roessler, Jürgen Scheffran, Kenneth A Schultz, and Nina von Uexkull. 2020. "Directions for Research on Climate and Conflict." Earth’s Future  8 (7): e2020EF001532

Von Uexkull, Nina, Marco d’Errico and Julius Jackson. 2020. “Drought, Resilience and Support for Violence - Household Survey Evidence from DR Congo” Journal of Conflict Resolution 10: 1994-2021.

Mach, Katharine J., Carolien M. Kraan, W. Neil Adger, Halvard Buhaug, Marshall Burke, James D. Fearon, Christopher B. Field, Cullen S. Hendrix, Jean-Francois Maystadt, John O'Loughlin, Philip Roessler, Jürgen Scheffran, Kenneth A. Schultz, and Nina von Uexkull. 2019. Climate as risk factor for conflict.” Nature 571, 7764: 193-197.

Håvard Hegre, Marie Allansson, Matthias Basedau, Michael Colaresi, Mihai Croicu, Hanne Fjelde, Frederick Hoyles, Lisa Hultman, Stina Högbladh, Remco Jansen, Naima Mouhleb, Sayyed Auwn Muhammad, Desiree Nilsson, Håvard Mokleiv Nygård, Gudlaug Olafsdottir, Kristina Petrova, David Randahl, Espen Geelmuyden Rød, Gerald Schneider, Nina von Uexkull, and Jonas Vestby. 2019. ViEWS: A political Violence Early Warning System.” Journal of Peace Research56(2): 155-174.

Nicoson, Christie and Nina von Uexkull. 2019. Humanitarian Consequences of Climate Change.” in: Overlapping Vulnerabilities: The Impact of Climate Change on Humanitarian Needs, Norwegian Red Cross, Oslo. 

Busby, Joshua and Nina von Uexkull. 2018. Climate Shocks and Humanitarian Crises.” Foreign Affairs. November. 

Von Uexkull, Nina and Therese Pettersson. 2018. Issues and Actors in African Nonstate Conflicts: A New Data Set.” International Interactions, 44(5): 953-968.

Von Uexkull, Nina, Mihai Croicu, Hanne Fjelde, and Halvard Buhaug. 2016. Civil conflict sensitivity to growing-season drought.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 113(44): 12391–12396.

Von Uexkull, Nina. 2014. "Sustained Drought, Vulnerability and Civil Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa.” Political Geography 43: 16–26.

Buhaug, Halvard, Jonas Nordkvelle, Thomas Bernauer, Tobias Böhmelt, Michael Brzoska, Joshua W. Busby, Antonio Ciccone, Hanne Fjelde, Erik Gartzke, Nils Petter Gleditsch, Jack A. Goldstone, Håvard Hegre, Helge Holtermann, Jasmin S. A. Link, P. Michael Link, Päivi Lujala, John O’Loughlin, Clionadh Raleigh, Jürgen Scheffran, Janpeter Schilling, Todd G. Smith, Ole Magnus Theisen, Richard S. J. Tol, Henrik Urdal, and Nina von Uexkull. 2014. One Effect to Rule Them All? A Comment on Climate and Conflict.” Climatic Change 127 (3-4): 391–97.

Von Uexkull, Nina. 2014. Linkages between Climate Variability, Vulnerability and Armed Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa. A Review.” In Conflict-Sensitive Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa, eds. Urmilla Bob and Salomé Bronkhorst. Berlin: Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag: 161–76.

Fjelde, Hanne, and Nina von Uexkull. 2012. Climate Triggers: Rainfall Anomalies, Vulnerability and Communal Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa.” Political Geography 31 (7): 444–53.