Stathis N. Kalyvas is the author of The Logic of Violence in Civil War (Cambridge University Press, 2006), The Rise of Christian Democracy in Europe (Cornell University Press, 1996), and Modern Greece (Oxford University Press, 2015), as well as the co-editor of Order, Conflict & Violence (Cambridge University Press, 2008). He has received several awards, including the Woodrow Wilson Award for best book on government, politics, or international affairs (2007), the Luebbert Award for best book in comparative politics (2008), the European Academy of Sociology Book Award (2008), the J. David Greenstone Award for best book in politics and history (1997). He is currently researching various aspects of conflict, both at the micro and macro levels. Recent articles include How Civil Wars Help Explain Organized Crime–And How They Do Not (Journal of Conflict Resolution, 2015); Militias in Civil Wars: An Emerging Research Agenda (with Corinna Jentzsch & Livia I. Schubiger, Journal of Conflict Resolution, 2015), Is ISIS a Revolutionary Group and if Yes, What Are the Implications? (Perspectives on Terrorism, 2015) and Does Warfare Matter? Severity, Duration, and Outcomes of Civil Wars (with Laia Balcells, Journal of Conflict Resolution, 2014).