Anouk Rigterink

Anouk Rigterink

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Anouk S. Rigterink is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Blavatnik School of Government and the Economics Department, Oxford Centre for the Analysis of Natural Resource Rich Economies (OxCarre). She holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science. 

Anouk investigates the political economy of violent conflict. Specifically, she researchers whether and how natural resources (especially diamonds) are related to violent conflict, the impact of media in conflict-affected situations, and individual and group behaviour in violent conflict, including the impact of drone strikes on the internal organisations of terrorist groups in Pakistan. 



Rigterink, Anouk S. and Mareike Schomerus. “The fear factor is a main thing”. How radio influences anxiety and political attitudes. Forthcoming: Journal of Development Studies.

Rigterink, Anouk S. and Mareike Schomerus. 2016. Probing for Proof, Plausibility, Principle and Possibility: A New Approach to Assessing Evidence in a Systematic Evidence Review. Development Policy Review 34 (1): 5-27.

Rigterink, Anouk S. 2015. Does ‘Security’ Imply Safety? On the (Lack of) Correlation Between Different Aspects of Security. Stability: International Journal of Security and Development 4(1), Art.39.

Schomerus, Mareike and Anouk S. Rigterink. 2015. “And then he switched off the phone”: Mobile phones, participation and political accountability in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria State. Stability: International Journal of Security and Development 4(1), Art.10.

Rigterink, Anouk S. 2014. Natural Resources and Insecurity. In: Kaldor, Mary and Rangelov, Iavor eds. Handbook of Human Security Policy. London: Wiley-Blackwell.

Rigterink, Anouk S. 2010. Natural resources and conflict. An overview of controversies, consensus and channels. The Economics of Peace and Security Journal 5(2): 17-22.