This is an original summary written by Mohsen Sazegara, of the English language publication:
Making of Breaking Nonviolent Discipline in Civil Resistance in Civil Resistance Movements
By Jonathan Pinckney
International Center on Nonviolent Conflict, 2017
About the Author
Jonathan Pinckney is a Ph.D. candidate at the Korbel School in the fields of International Relations and Comparative Politics and a research fellow at the Sie Cheou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy, where he supervises the Nonviolent and Violent Campaigns and Outcomes (NAVCO) 3.0 data project. His research centers on extra-institutional political contention in non-democracies. His dissertation examines the role of nonviolent civil resistance in democratization processes. Jonathan’s work has been published in the Journal of Peace Research, Foreign Policy’s Democracy Lab, and the edited volume Wielding Nonviolence in the Midst of Violence Jonathan received his BA in International A airs from Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts, graduating summa cum laude with special honors, and was a 2012 recipient of the Korbel School’s Sie Fellowship and a 2016 recipient of the International Center on Nonviolent Confl ict’s PhD fellowship. Prior to entering graduate school Jonathan worked for study abroad programs in Egypt and India and helped found BIRDS International, an NGO addressing issues related to rural poverty in South India. Jonathan lives in Denver with his partner and enjoys road biking and camping.