Peer-Reviewed Publications

Forthcoming. Gentil-Fernandes, Leonardo, Kelly Morrison, and Jacob Otto. “Buying Survival: Coup Risk, International Accountability, and Mercenary Use.” Security Studies

2023. Kelly Morrison. “Named and Shamed: International Advocacy and Public Support for Repressive Leaders.” Journal of Conflict Resolution. [paper] [replication files] [pre-registration]

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]

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]


Editor-Reviewed Publications

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]

2020. 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-registrationR&R

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

Morrison, Kelly, Daniela Donno, Burcu Savun, and Perisa Davutoglu. “Competing Verdicts: Multiple Election Monitors and Post-Election Contention.” 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.” Under Review

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

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

Gentil-Fernandes, Leonardo and Kelly Morrison. “Economic Determinants of Support for Repressed Social Movements.”