Scholarly Articles

Oskar N.T. Thoms, James Ron & Roland Paris. "State-Level Effects of Transitional Justice: What Do We Know?" International Journal of Transitional Justice, Vol.4, No. 3 (2010). [HTML (gated)/PDF]

Oskar N.T. Thoms & James Ron. "Public health, Conflict and Human Rights: Toward a Collaborative Research Agenda," in Conflict & Health, Vol. 1, No. 11 (Nov 2007). [HTML/PDF]

Oskar N.T. Thoms & James Ron. "Do Human Rights Violations Cause Internal Conflict?," in Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 29, No. 3 (August 2007). [HTML (gated)/PDF]

Howard Ramos, James Ron & Oskar N.T. Thoms. "Shaping the Media's Human Rights Agenda, 1986-2000," Journal of Peace Research, Vol. 44, No. 4 (July 2007). [HTML (gated)/PDF]

 

Working Papers

"Human rights and the politics of law and order." Revise & resubmit, Journal of Peace Research.

"Commitments to the Convention against Torture, democratization and targeting of state torture." Under revision.

“Do truth commissions contribute to democratic governance?”

 

Commissioned Policy Reports

Oskar N.T. Thoms, James Ron & Roland Paris. "The Effects of Transitional Justice Mechanisms: A Summary of Empirical Research Findings and Implications for Analysts and Practitioners." Working Paper, Centre for International Policy Studies, University of Ottawa, April 2008. [You can request the full-length report by email. For the executive summary, click here.]

Oskar N.T. Thoms & James Ron. "Public Health, Conflict and Human Rights: Towards a Collaborative Research Agenda." Ottawa: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, March 26, 2007.

Oskar N.T. Thoms & James Ron. 2006. "Do Human Rights Violations Cause Internal Conflict?" Gatineau: Canadian International Development Agency, February 28, 2006.

 

Op-Eds

James Ron & Oskar N.T. Thoms. "The Jury is still out on International Justice," Ottawa Citizen, July 26th, 2008. [PDF]

James Ron & Oskar N.T. Thoms. "Can Canada Help Curb Civil Wars?," The Toronto Star, April 12th, 2006. [PDF]