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)

  • Master of Laws in Jurisprudence and International Relations Hitotsubashi University, (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

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., (2019). Military Coalitions and Crisis Duration. Journal of Politics. 81 (4), 1466-1479

Chiba, D. and Heinrich, T., (2019). Colonial Legacy and Foreign Aid: Decomposing the Colonial Bias. International Interactions. 45 (3), 474-499

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. 3 (3), 515-541

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