David Siroky

Invited Researcher of DEA Programme
Stay in France: from July to October 2018

David Siroky is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Arizona State University, School of Politics and Global Studies, where he is a key member of the Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity. In addition, he is an associate researcher at the Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict, the Melikian Center for Russian, the Eurasian and East European Studies, the Center for Jewish Studies and the Center for the Future of War. His research focuses on the roots of nationalism, particularly its secessionist form, and the causes and consequences of collective violence.

The project 

Title: Delete and explain nationalism in Corsica


Nationalism, Separatism, Irredentism, Insurgency, Collective violence. 

Selected publications

  • David S. Siroky and Christopher W. Hale, ‘Inside Irredentism: A Global Analysis’, American Journal of Political Science. 61(1), 117-128.
  • David S. Siroky, Sean Mueller and Michael Hechter, ‘Cultural Legacies and Political Preferences: The Failure of Separatism in the Swiss Jura’, European Political Science Review. 9(2), 303-327.
  • Emil Aslan Souleimanov and David S. Siroky, ‘Random or Retributive? Indiscriminate Violence in the Chechen Wars’, World Politics. 68(4): 677-712.
  • David S. Siroky and John Cuffe, ‘Lost Autonomy, Nationalism and Separatism,’ Comparative Political Studies, 48(1), 3-34.