My work examines how identity motivates the behavior of individuals and ultimately shapes macro level outcomes. In the past, I examined this question together with colleagues in the context of violent conflicts.


"Group Segregation and Urban Violence" (with Ravi Bhavnani, Karsten Donnay, Dan Miodownik, and Dirk Helbing), American Journal of Political Science 58: 226-45 (2014).

  • Winner of the AJPS Best Paper Award 2014

"Introduction" (with Dan Miodownik, Oren Barak, and Omer Yair), In Nonstate Actors in Intrastate Conflicts, edited by Dan Miodownik and Oren Barak. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press (2013).