Menu de navigation

Edit your profile

McLauchlin, Théodore

Research Fellow


  • Telephone 514-343-6111 #47668 Pav. PAV.M.CARON-L.GROULX-3200 J.B. \ Ext. C-4033


McLauchlin, Théodore


Theodore McLauchlin is Assistant professor at the Department of Political Science of the University of Montreal and he’s Assistant 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 was awarded a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council for his project « When Soldiers Rebel: State Breakdown and Army-Splinter Wars. » His researches were published in many journals such as the Journal of Conflict Resolution, Comparative Politics and Conflict Management and Peace Science.

Areas of expertise


  • Theodore McLauchlin, « Desertion, Terrain, and Control of the Home Front in Civil Wars. » Journal of Conflict Resolution, to be released, 2014.

  • David Quinn, Jonathan Wilkenfeld, Pelin Eralp, Victor Asal, & Theodore McLauchlin. « Crisis Managers but Not Conflict Resolvers: Mediating Ethnic Intrastate Conflict in Africa. » Conflict Management and Peace Science 30, no. 4 (September 2013): 387-406.

  • Theodore McLauchlin & Wendy Pearlman, « Out-group Conflict, In-group Unity? Exploring the Effect of Repression on Intra-Movement Cooperation. » Journal of Conflict Resolution 56, no. 1 (February 2012): 41-66.

  • Theodore McLauchlin, « Loyalty Strategies and Military Defection in Rebellion. » Comparative Politics 42, no. 3 (April 2010): 333-350.

  • T.V. Paul & Theodore McLauchlin, « Conclusion: Is a Pluralistic Security Community Feasible? » T.V. Paul (dir.), Weak States and South Asia’s Insecurity Predicament. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2010, pp. 293-311.


For further information, please visit the French version of this Web site.