Recent Publications and Presentations

Academic Publications

2010
 
Dancy, Geoff, Hunjoon Kim, and Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm. 2010. “The Turn to Truth: Trends in Truth Commission Experimentation.” Journal of Human Rights 9.1: 45-64.
 
Olsen, Tricia D., Leigh A. Payne, and Andrew G. Reiter. 2010. “The Justice Balance: When Transitional Justice Improves Human Rights and Democracy.” Human Rights Quarterly 32.4: 980-1007.
 
 
2011
 
Olsen, Tricia D., Leigh A. Payne, and Andrew G. Reiter. 2011. “As Implicações Políticas dos Processos de Anistia.” in A Anistia na Era da Responsabilização: O Brasil em Perspectiva Internacional e Comparada, eds. Leigh A. Payne, Paulo Abro, and Marcelo D. Torelly. Brasília: Ministério da Justiça da República federativa do Brasil. 542-571.
 
Payne, Leigh, Paulo Abro, and Marcelo D. Torelly, eds. 2011. A Anistia na Era da Responsabilização: O Brasil em Perspectiva Internacional e Comparada. Brasilia: Ministério da Justiça da República Federativa do Brasil.
 
Sikkink, Kathryn. 2011. “A Era da Responsabilização: a ascensão da responsabilização penal individual.” in A Anistia na Era da Responsabilização: O Brasil em Perspectiva Internacional e Comparada, eds. Leigh A. Payne, Paulo Abro, and Marcelo D. Torelly. Brasília: Ministério da Justiça da República federativa do Brasil. 34-75.
 
 
2012
 
Braid, Emily and Naomi Roht-Arriaza. 2012. “De Facto and De Jure Amnesty Laws: The Central American Case.” In Amnesty in the Age of Human Rights Accountability: Comparative and International Perspectives, eds. Francesca Lessa and Leigh A. Payne. New York: Cambridge University Press. 182-209
 
Dancy, Geoff, and Kathryn Sikkink. 2012. “Ratification and Human Rights Prosecutions: Toward a Transnational Theory of Treaty Compliance.” New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 44.3: 751-790.
 
Engstrom, Par and Gabriel Pereira. 2012. “From Amnesty to Accountability: The Ebb and Flow in the Search for Justice in Argentina.” In Amnesty in the Age of Human Rights Accountability: Comparative and International Perspectives, eds. Francesca Lessa and Leigh A. Payne. New York: Cambridge University Press. 97-122
 
Kim, Hun Joon. 2012. “Structural Determinants of Human Rights Prosecutions after Democratic Transition.” Journal of Peace Research 49.2: 305-320.
 
Kim, Hun Joon and Kathryn Sikkink. 2012-2013. “How Do Human Rights Prosecutions Improve Human Rights after Transition?” Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Rights Law 7.1: 69-90
 
Lessa, Francesca. 2012. “Barriers to Justice: The Ley de Caducidad and Impunity in Uruguay.” in Amnesty in the Age of Human Rights Accountability: Comparative and International Perspectives, eds. Francesca Lessa and Leigh A. Payne. New York: Cambridge University Press. 123-151
 
Lessa, Francesca, and Leigh A. Payne, eds. 2012. Amnesty in the Age of Human Rights Accountability: Comparative and International Perspectives. New York: Cambridge University Press.
 
Olsen, Tricia D., Leigh A. Payne, and Andrew G. Reiter. 2012. “Conclusion: Amnesty in the Age of Accountability” in Amnesty in the Age of Human Rights Accountability: Comparative and International Perspectives, eds. Francesca Lessa and Leigh A. Payne. New York: Cambridge University Press. 336-358
 
Olsen, Tricia D., Leigh A. Payne, and Andrew G. Reiter. 2012. “Amnesty in the Age of Accountability: Brazil in Comparative Context.” In Real Social Science: Applied Phronesis, eds. Bent Flyvbjerg, Todd Landman, Sanford Schram. New York: Cambridge University Press. 204-227.
 
Olsen, Tricia D., Leigh A. Payne, and Andrew G. Reiter. 2012 “Transitional Justice and Civil War: Exploring New Pathways, Challenging Old Guideposts.” Transitional Justice Review 1.1:137-169.
 
Sikkink, Kathryn. 2012. “The Age of Accountability: The Global Rise of Individual Criminal Accountability.” in Amnesty in the Age of Human Rights Accountability: Comparative and International Perspectives, eds. Francesca Lessa and Leigh A. Payne. New York: Cambridge University Press. 19-41.
 
 
2013
 
Dancy, Geoff. 2013. “The Impact of Human Rights Law in Time.” Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Minnesota.
 
Lynch, Moira. 2013. “Purges.” in Encyclopedia of Transitional Justice Volume 1, eds. Lavinia Stan and Nadya Nedelsky, New York: Cambridge University Press.
 
Michel, Verónica, and Kathryn Sikkink. 2013. “Human Rights Prosecutions and the Participation Rights of Victims in Latin America.” Law & Society Review 47.4: 873-907.
 
Sikkink, Kathryn and Hun Joon Kim (2013). “The Justice Cascade: The Origins and Effectiveness of Prosecutions of Human Rights Violations.” Annual Review of Law and Social Science 9: 269-285.
 
 
2014
 
Jeffery, Reneé and Hun Joon Kim, eds. 2014. Transitional Justice in the Asia Pacific. New York: Cambridge University Press.
 
Lessa, Francesca, Tricia Olsen, Leigh Payne, Gabriel Pereira and Andrew Reiter. 2014. “Persistent or Eroding Impunity? The Divergent Effects of Legal Challenges to Amnesty Laws for Past Human Rights Violations.” Israel Law Review 47.1.
 
Lessa, Francesca, Tricia Olsen, Leigh Payne, Gabriel Pereira and Andrew Reiter.  “Overcoming Impunity: Pathways to Accountability in Latin America.” International Journal of Transitional Justice 8(1): 75-98.
 
Payne, Leigh A. and Kathryn Sikkink. 2014. “Transitional Justice in the Asia Pacific: Comparative and Theoretical Perspectives.” in Transitional Justice in the Asia-Pacific, Eds. Reneé Jeffery and Hun Joon Kim. New York: Cambridge University Press. 33-60.
 
 
2015
 
Dancy, Geoff and Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm. 2015. "Timing, Sequencing, and Transitional Justice Impact: A Qualitative Comparative Analysis of Latin America." Human Rights Review 16(4): 321-42.
 
Dancy, Geoff, and Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm. 2015. “Bridge to Human Development or Vehicle of Inequality? Transitional Justice and Economic Structures. International Journal of Transitional Justice 9(1): 51-69.
 
Lessa, Francesa, Leigh A. Payne, and Gabriel Pereira. 2015. "Overcoming Barriers to Justice in the Age of Human Rights Accountability. Human Rights Quarterly 37: 728-754.
 
Lynch, Moira. 2015. “A Theory of Human Rights Accountability and Emergency Law: Bringing in Historical Institutionalism." The Journal of Human Rights 14(4): 504-524. 
 
Lynch, Moira and Bridget Marchesi. 2015. “The Adoption and Impact of Transitional Justice,” in Post-Communist Transitional Justice: Lessons from 25 Years of Experience, eds. Lavinia Stan and Nadva Nedelesky. New York: Cambridge University Press.
 
 
2016
 
Dancy, Geoff. 2016. “Human Rights Pragmatism: Belief, Inquiry, and Action.” European Journal of International Relations 22(3): 512-535.
 
Dancy, Geoff, and Verónica Michel. 2016. “Human Rights Enforcement From Below: Private Actors and Prosecutorial Momentum in Latin America and Europe." International Studies Quarterly 60(1): 173-188.
 
 
2017
 
Dancy, Geoff, and Christopher J. Fariss. 2017. “Rescuing Human Rights Law from Legalism and Its Critics.” Human Rights Quarterly, forthcoming.
 
Dancy, Geoff and Florencia Montal. 2017. “Unintended Positive Complementarity: How ICC Investigations Increase Domestic Human Rights Prosecutions" American Journal of International Law, forthcoming.
 
Dancy, Geoff and Florencia Montal. 2017. "From Law versus Politics to Law in Politics: A Pragmatist Assessment of the ICC's Impact American University International Law Review, forthcoming.
 
Dancy, Geoff, and Kathryn Sikkink. 2017. “Human Rights Data, Processes, and Outcomes: How Recent Research Points to a Better Future. Forthcoming in Human Rights Futures, eds. Stephen Hopgood, Jack Snyder, and Leslie Vinjamuri. New York: Columbia University Press.
 
Fariss, Christopher J. and Geoff Dancy. 2017. "The Good, the Bad, and the Data: Human Rigths Law and the Indicators of Repression." Annual Review of Law and Social Science, forthcoming. 
 
Sikkink, Kathryn. 2017. Evidence for Hope: Making Human Rights Work in the 21st Century. Forthcoming.
 
 
Under Review / Revise & Resubmit
 
Dancy, Geoff, Francesca Lessa, Bridget Marchesi, Leigh A. Payne, Gabriel Pereira, and Kathryn Sikkink “The Transitional Justice Research Collaborative: Bridging the Qualitative-Quantitative Divide With New Data." R&R.
 
Dancy, Geoff and Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm. “The Impact of Criminal Prosecutions During Civil War." R&R.
 
Berlin, Mark and Geoff Dancy. "The Difference Law Makes: Domestic Criminal Laws Against Atrocity and Transitional Human Rights Prosecutions." R&R.
 
Dancy, Geoff. “Are Deals with the Devil Necessary? Conflict Amnesties and Sustainable Peace.'' R&R.
 
Dancy, Geoff. "Searching for Deterrence at the International Criminal Court."
 
Dancy, Geoff, Bridget Marchesi,Tricia Olsen, Leigh A. Payne, Andrew Reiter, and Kathryn Sikkink. Behind Bars and Bargains: An Agonistic Approach to Transitional Justice."
 
Dancy, Geoff and Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm. “The Impact of Criminal Prosecutions After Civil War.”