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 Change, Politics of Law and Order, and Targeting of Torture," Simons Papers in Security and Development no. 66/2018, School for International Studies, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver (November 2018). [SWP Series/PDF]

 

Conference Poster

Oskar N.T. Thoms. "Do truth commissions contribute to democratic governance? How?" Poster, Canadian Political Science Association Annual Conference, Toronto, May 31, 2017. [PDF]

 

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]