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

    11:00-12:00 Monday 11:00-12:00 Tuesday



  • 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

Political methodology

Teaching and supervision

  • International Negotiation (GV518)

  • Political Explanation (GV900)


Journal articles (8)

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

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

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

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

+44 (0) 1206 872127


5.004, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

11:00-12:00 Monday 11:00-12:00 Tuesday

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