Christine Cheng


Christine Cheng is Lecturer in War Studies at King’s College London. Dr Cheng is the author of Extralegal Groups in Post-Conflict Liberia- How Trade Makes the State (OUP), winner of the 2019 Conflict Research Society’s Annual Book Prize. She co-edited Corruption and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding: Selling the Peace? (Routledge) with Dominik Zaum. She co-authored Securing and Sustaining Elite Bargains that Reduce Violent Conflict (with Jonathan Goodhand and Patrick Meehan), the final report of the UK Stabilisation Unit’s two-year project on Elite Bargains and Political Deals in conflict-affected countries. She is co-author on a DFID and Dutch-MFA-funded Chatham House study of Conflict economies in the Middle East and North Africa.