My research concerns the ways in which economic and social globalization affects human rights, conflict, and environmental outcomes. 

Replication data for all of my published work is available for download from my page on the IQSS data archive.  Please click here for a link to my Google Scholar profile, and here for a copy of my CV.


  • Brian Greenhill (2015) Transmitting Rights: International Organizations and the Diffusion of Human Rights Practices.  Oxford University Press. [book] [online appendix] [replication archive]

Articles in peer-reviewed journals:

  • Brian Greenhill (2018) "How Can International Organizations Shape Public Opinion? Analysis of a Pair of Survey-Based Experiments.” The Review of International Organizations [article] [replication data]  
  • Brian Greenhill, Nives Dolšak, and Aseem Prakash (2018) "Exploring the Adaptation-mitigation Relationship: Does Information on the Costs of Adapting to Climate Change Influence Support for Mitigation?” Environmental Communication  [article] [replication data
  • Yonatan Lupu and Brian Greenhill (2017) “The Networked Peace: Intergovernmental Organizations, Preferences and International Conflict.”  Journal of Peace Research 54 (6): 833-848. [article] [replication data]
  • Brian Greenhill and Yonatan Lupu (2017) “Clubs of Clubs: Fragmentation in the Network of Intergovernmental Organizations.” International Studies Quarterly 61 (1): 181-195.  [article] [replication data]
  • Brian Greenhill and Michael Strausz (2014) "Explaining Nonratification of the Genocide Convention: A Nested Analysis.” Foreign Policy Analysis. [article] [replication data]
  • Xun Cao, Brian Greenhill and Aseem Prakash (2013) "Where is the Tipping Point? Bilateral Trade and the Diffusion of Human Rights, 1982-2004.'' British Journal of Political Science 43 (1): 133-156. [article] [replication data]
  • Brian Greenhill, Michael D. Ward and Audrey Sacks (2011) "The Separation Plot: A New Visual Method for Evaluating the Fit of Models with Categorical Outcomes."  American Journal of Political Science 55 (3): 1-13. [article] [replication data] [R package]
  • Brian Greenhill (2010) "The Company You Keep: International Socialization and the Diffusion of Human Rights Norms." International Studies Quarterly, 54: 127-145.  [article] [replication data]
  • Michael D. Ward, Brian Greenhill and Kristin Bakke (2010) "The Perils of Policy by p-value: Predicting Civil Conflicts." Journal of Peace Research, 46 (4): 363-375. [article] [replication data]
  • Brian Greenhill, Layna Mosley and Aseem Prakash (2009) "Trade-based Diffusion of Labor Rights: A Panel Study, 1986-2002." American Political Science Review, 103 (4): 169-190. [article] [replication data]
  • Brian Greenhill (2008) "Recognition and Collective Identity Formation in International Politics." European Journal of International Relations, 14 (2): 343-368.  [article]

Papers in Progress

  • “How Can Intergovernmental Organizations Shape Public Opinion?"
  • ``A Demographic Peace? How Demographic Variables Shape International Conflict'' (with Stephen G. Brooks, Deborah Jordan Brooks and Mark L. Haas)
  • ``Wealth and War'' (with Stephen G. Brooks).
  • ``Friends as Advocates:” Explaining NGO Participation at International Tribunals'' (with Paul Strauch)