Double-blind peer reviewed journal articles (online & print)

Macaspac, N. (2022) Spatialities of Peace Zones. Cooperation and Conflict.

Macaspac, N. V., & Moore, A. (2022). Peace geographies and the spatial turn in peace and conflict studies: Integrating parallel conversations through spatial practices. Geography Compass, e12614.

Macaspac, Nerve V. (2019) “Insurgent Peace: Community-led peacebuilding among indigenous peoples in Sagada, Philippines.” Geopolitics. 

Macaspac, Nerve V. (2018) “Suspicion and Ethnographic Peace Research.” International Peacekeeping. 

Double-blind peer reviewed journal articles (online & open access)

Andreopoulos, G., N. Macaspac, E. Galkin, (2020). “Whole-of-Nation” Approach to Counterinsurgency and the Closing of Civic Space in the Philippines. Global Dynamics  Vol. 13, Issue 54

Book Chapters

Berit Bliesemann de Guevara & Nerve Macaspac (forthcoming). “Control, confusion, and failure: fieldwork in areas of violent conflict and limited state authority” in Antonio Diaz, Cristina del Real and Lorena Molnar (eds.) Fieldwork Experiences in Criminology and Security: Methods, Ethics, and Emotions. Springer Nature.

Macaspac, Nerve V. (2019) “Suspicion and Ethnographic Peace Research,” Engaging Ethnographic Peace Research, ed. Gearoid P. Millar. Oxford: Routledge.

Book Reviews

Macaspac, N.V. (2021). The Coming Good Society: Why New Realities Demand New Rights by William F. Schulz and Sushma Raman. Human Rights Review 22: 379–380.


Macaspac, Nerve V. (accepted) “Map of Boston,” in The Bars are Ours by Lucas Hilderbrand (Duke University Press, forthcoming).

Macaspac, Nerve V. (accepted) “Map of Bangsamoro,” in Unarmed Civilian Protection: A New Paradigm for Protection and Human Security edited by Randy Jenzen, Ellen Furnari and Rosemary Kabaki (NewGen Press, forthcoming).

Open Access

Anderson, L., A. Anderton, N. Macaspac, et al. (2022) “Light Bulb” Moments in the Humanities Classroom: An Interactive Workshop Recap, Transformative Learning in the Humanities, CUNY Academic Commons

Macaspac, Nerve V. (2021) “Mapping Staten Island: A Field Study Guide,” CUNY Academic Works.

Macaspac, Nerve V. (2021) “My Pandemic”: Centering CUNY Students’ Experiences Through Digital Autoethnography, CUNY Academic Commons.

Lowry, James, Nerve Macaspac, and Cynthia Tobar (2021) “Autoethnographic Pedagogy,”  CUNY Academic Commons.

Andreopoulos, G., N. Macaspac, E. Galkin, (2020). The Closing of Civic Space in the Philippines. New York: Center for International Human Rights, John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

Calatayud, A., R. Martinez, N. Macaspac, (2011) In Search of Justice: A Population-based Survey on the Participation of Cambodian-Americans in the Khmer Rouge Tribunal. Berkeley: UC Berkeley Human Rights Center.

Magazine or online articles

“It’s one of the worst crimes in the world” — wife of “disappeared” journalist.(co-authored), August 30, 2018.

The Continuing Fight to End Torture”.(co-authored), June 26, 2018.

“Torture is more fun in the Philippines.”Amnesty International USA, January 29, 2015.

“Three ways to help end torture in the Philippines.”(co-authored) Amnesty International USA, 2014.


Macaspac, Nerve V. 2019. “Night,” in Beyond Bloodlines: Queerness, Kin, Family, ed. Irwin Swirnoff and Marcela Pardo Ariza. San Francisco: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

Macaspac, Nerve V. 2009. “We Lost Everything in A Day,” Bulatlat.

Work cited in

Leonardsson, H. (2023). “Navigating the Local: Politics of Peacebuilding in Lebanese Municipalities.”  Bristol, UK: Bristol University Press.

Björkdahl, A. & Susanne Buckley-Zistel (2022) Introducing Space for Peace.” Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, 16:5, 536-544.

Harrington, C. (2022). The eternal return: Imagining security futures at the Doomsday Vault. Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space.

Primitivo III Cabanes Ragandang & Sukanya Podder (2022) Youth inclusion in peace processes: the case of the Bangsamoro transition authority in Mindanao, Philippines, Conflict, Security & Development, DOI: 10.1080/14678802.2022.2151201

Estella Carpi, Mona Fawaz, Sara Fregonese, Alan Ingram, Aya Nassar, Olivia Mason. (2022). Review forum: War and the City: Urban Geopolitics in Lebanon, Sara Fregonese, I.B.Tauris (2019). Political Geography.

Annika Björkdahl & Susanne Buckley-Zistel (2022): Space for Peace: A Research Agenda, Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, DOI:10.1080/17502977.2022.2131194

Kodili Henry Chukwuma (2022) ‘Archiving as embodied research and security practice’, Security Dialogue. doi: 10.1177/09670106221075954.

Berit Bliesemann de Guevara, Ellen Furnari, and Rachel Julian (2021). Unarmed Civilian Protection/Peacekeeping. In: Richmond, O. and Visoka, Gëzim (eds) The Palgrave Encycolopedia of Peace and Conflict Studies. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.

Maria Ketzmerick (2021). Staat, Sicherheit und Gewalt in Kamerun: Postkoloniale Perspektiven auf den Dekolonisierungsprozess unter französischer UN-Treuhandverwaltung (State, security and violence in Cameroon Postcolonial perspectives on the decolonisation process under French UN trust administration). Postcolonial Studies Volume 36

Hanno Brankamp (2021). Feeling the Refugee Camp: Affectual Research, Bodies, and Suspicion. Area. doi: 10.1111/area.12739

Krause Jana (2021) The ethics of ethnographic methods in conflict zones. Journal of Peace Research 58(3):329-341. doi:10.1177/0022343320971021

Nemanja Džuverović, (2021) “‘To Romanticise or Not to Romanticise the Local’: Local Agency and Peacebuilding in the Balkans.” Conflict, security & development 21.1 (2021): 21–41.

Nemanja Džuverović. (2021) Confessions of a Local Researcher. In: Mac Ginty R., Brett R., Vogel B. (eds) The Companion to Peace and Conflict Fieldwork. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, pages 353-363.

Noe John Joseph Endencio Sacramento (2020). Walking the Talk, from Online to Offline? Analyzing Predictors of Political Engagements in the Case of Cebu City, Philippines. Journal Aristo 9(2):305-334.

Balazs Aron Kovács. (2020) Peace Infrastructures. In: Richmond O., Visoka G. (eds) The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Peace and Conflict Studies. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.

Berit Bliesemann de Guevara, Ellen Furnari & Rachel Julian. (2020) Researching with ‘Local’ Associates: Power, Trust and Data in an Interpretive Project on Communities’ Conflict Knowledge in Myanmar, Civil Wars

. (2020) Resilience is “always more” than our practices: Limits, critiques, and skepticism about international intervention. Contemporary Security Policy 41:2, pages 263-286.

. (2019) Special Section Introduction: “Peripheral Visions: Security By, and For, Whom?”. Geopolitics 24:4, pages 777-786.

Rachel Julian, Berit Bliesemann de Guevara & Robin Redhead (2019)From expert to experiential knowledge: exploring the inclusion of local experiences in understanding violence in conflict, Peacebuilding, 7:2, 210-225

. (2018) Tracing Toxic Legacies: GIS and the Dispersed Violence of Agent OrangeJournal of War & Culture Studies 11:1, pages 38-57.