Anders Themnér

Anders Themnér is an Associate Professor at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research (DPCR), Uppsala University.

His research focus is on post-civil war democratization; disarmament, demobilization and reintegration of ex-combatants (DDR); informal military networks in post-civil war societies; and transitional justice.

Some of Themnér’s recent publications include Warlord Democrats in Africa: Ex-Military Leaders and Electoral Politics (edited book, Zed Books, 2017), Violence in Post-Conflict Societies: Remarginalization, Remobilizers and Relationships (monograph at Routledge, 2014), and articles published in journals such as Journal of Comparative Politics, Journal of Global Security Studies and Security Studies.

His work is predominantly based on extensive field research in Liberia, Republic of Congo and Sierra Leone.

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