2024. Morrison, Kelly, Daniela Donno, Burcu Savun, and Perisa Davutoglu. “Competing Judgments: Multiple Election Observers and Post-Election Contention.” Review of International Organizations. [paper] [replication files]

2024. Morrison, Kelly. “Named and Shamed: International Advocacy and Public Support for Repressive Leaders.” Journal of Conflict Resolution 68(2-3): 294-321. [paper] [replication files] [pre-registration]

2023. Gentil-Fernandes, Leonardo, Kelly Morrison, and Jacob Otto. “Buying Survival: Coup Risk, International Accountability, and Mercenary Use.” Security Studies. [paper] [replication files]

2023. Pérez-Liñán, Aníbal, Luis Schenoni, and Kelly Morrison. “Time and Compliance with International Rulings: The Case of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.” International Studies Review 25(1). [paper] [replication files]

2022. Boese, Vanessa A., Martin Lundstedt, Kelly Morrison, Yuko Sato, and Staffan I. Lindberg. “State of the World 2021: Autocratization Changing Its Nature?” Democratization 29(6): 983-1013. [paper]

2022. Donno, Daniela, Kelly Morrison, and Burcu Savun. “Not All Elections are Created Equal: Election Quality and Civil Conflict.” Journal of Politics 84(1): 134-147. [paper] [replication files]


Book Chapters

2024. Pérez-Liñán, Aníbal, Kelly Morrison, and Luis Schenoni. “Addressing Conceptual Challenges: Compliance and Impact.” In The Impact of the Inter-American Human Rights System: Transformations on the Ground, ed. Armin von Bogdandy, Flavia Piovesan, Eduardo Ferrer MacGregor, and Mariela Morales Antioniazzi. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. [chapter]

2019. Morgenstern, Scott and Kelly Morrison. “Comparative Political Science Research on Diversity.” In Diversity Across Disciplines: Research on People, Policy, Process, and Paradigm, ed. Audrey J. Murrell, Jennifer L. Petrie-Wyman, and Abdesalam Soudi. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, Inc. [chapter]


Working Papers

Morrison, Kelly. “Why Voters (Sometimes) Punish Repression.” [working paper] [pre-registration] R&R

  • Winner, 2021 Dina Zinnes Best Graduate Student Paper Award, Scientific Study of International Processes Section, International Studies Association

Morrison, Kelly, Martin Lundstedt, Yuko Sato, Vanessa A. Boese-Schlosser, Klas Markström, and Staffan I. Lindberg. “Chains in Episodes of Democratization.” [working paper] R&R

Lundstedt, Martin, Felix Wiebrecht, Vanessa Boese-Schlosser, Kelly Morrison, Natalia Natsika, Yuko Sato, and Staffan I. Lindberg. “Economic, Human Development, and Climate Impacts of Democracy.” R&R

Sato, Yuko, Martin Lundstedt, Kelly Morrison, Vanessa A. Boese-Schlosser, and Staffan I. Lindberg. “Institutional Order in Episodes of Autocratization.” [working paper]

Donno, Daniela, Kelly Morrison, and Burcu Savun. “Citizen Acceptance of Elections in Authoritarian Regimes: Survey Evidence from Turkey.”