Dr Daina Chiba

Senior Lecturer
Department of Government
Dr Daina Chiba
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 872127

  • Location

    5.004, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    By appointment



  • Ph.D. in Political Science, Rice University, 2012

  • M.A. in Law and International Relations, Hitotsubashi University (Tokyo), 2004


University of Essex

  • Director of Finance, Government, University of Essex (1/4/2018 - present)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

International relations

Open to supervise

Political methodology

Open to supervise

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • International Negotiation (GV518)

  • Political Explanation (GV900)

Previous supervision

Patrick Anthony Leslie
Patrick Anthony Leslie
Thesis title: Political Behaviour in the United Kingdom: An Examination of Members of Parliament and Voters
Degree subject: Government
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 7/6/2018


Journal articles (9)

Chiba, D. and Johnson, JC., Military Coalitions and Crisis Duration. Journal of Politics

Chiba, D. and Heinrich, T., (2019). Colonial Legacy and Foreign Aid: Decomposing the Colonial Bias. International Interactions, 1-26

Chiba, D. and Gleditsch, KS., (2017). The shape of things to come? Expanding the inequality and grievance model for civil war forecasts with event data. Journal of Peace Research. 54 (2), 275-297

Chiba, D., Metternich, NW. and Ward, MD., (2015). Every Story Has a Beginning, Middle, and an End (But Not Always in That Order): Predicting Duration Dynamics in a Unified Framework. Political Science Research and Methods

Chiba, D., Martin, LW. and Stevenson, RT., (2015). A Copula Approach to the Problem of Selection Bias in Models of Government Survival. Political Analysis. 23 (1), 42-58

Chiba, D., Johnson, JC. and Leeds, BA., (2015). Careful Commitments: Democratic States and Alliance Design. The Journal of Politics. 77 (4), 968-982

Chiba, D., Machain, CM. and Reed, W., (2014). Major Powers and Militarized Conflict. Journal of Conflict Resolution. 58 (6), 976-1002

Chiba, D. and Fang, S., (2014). Institutional Opposition, Regime Accountability, and International Conflict. The Journal of Politics. 76 (3), 798-813

Reed, W. and Chiba, D., (2010). Decomposing the Relationship Between Contiguity and Militarized Conflict. American Journal of Political Science. 54 (1), 61-73

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5.004, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

By appointment