Dr Martin Steinwand

Senior Lecturer
Department of Government
Dr Martin Steinwand
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 874146

  • Location

    5.418, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    Wednesday 15:00 -- 17:00



Dr. Steinwand is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Government at the University of Essex. He previously was an Assistant Professor at Stony Brook University. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Rochester. Dr. Steinwand's research interests include international political institutions, foreign aid, civil war, and spatial econometrics.

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • International Economic Development (GV225)

  • Domestic Politics and International Relations (GV312)

  • The Analysis of Conflict and Peace (GV508)


Journal articles (9)

Ásgeirsdóttir, Á. and Steinwand, MC., (2018). Distributive Outcomes in Contested Maritime Areas. Journal of Conflict Resolution. 62 (6), 1284-1313

Smirnov, O., Steinwand, MC., Xiao, T. and Zhang, M., (2018). Climate Impacts, Political Institutions, and Leader Survival: Effects of Drought and Flooding Precipitation.. Economics of Disasters and Climate Change. 2 (2), 181-201

Gutting, R. and Steinwand, MC., (2017). Donor Fragmentation, Aid Shocks, and Violent Political Conflict. Journal of Conflict Resolution. 61 (3), 643-670

Steinwand, MC., (2015). Compete or Coordinate? Aid Fragmentation and Lead Donorship. International Organization. 69 (2), 443-472

Steinwand, MC., (2015). Foreign aid and political stability. Conflict Management and Peace Science. 32 (4), 395-424

Ásgeirsdóttir, Á. and Steinwand, M., (2015). Dispute settlement mechanisms and maritime boundary settlements. The Review of International Organizations. 10 (2), 119-143

Hennessy, A. and Steinwand, MC., (2014). The Sources of Pension Reforms in Western Europe: Domestic Factors, Policy Diffusion, or Common Shock?. International Interactions. 40 (4), 477-505

Steinwand, MC., (2011). Estimating Free-Riding Behavior: The StratAM Model. Political Analysis. 19 (4), 488-502

Steinwand, MC. and Stone, RW., (2008). The International Monetary Fund: A review of the recent evidence. The Review of International Organizations. 3 (2), 123-149

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5.418, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

Wednesday 15:00 -- 17:00

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