Academic research

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Manuscripts in preparation

Annan, J., Puffer, E., Sim, A., Sahli, C. & Betancourt, T. (in preparation) The impact of a parenting and family skills training intervention on children’s internalizing and externalizing behavior among Burmese migrant families in Thailand: A community-based randomized controlled trial.

Annan, J., Neel, A., Levy Paluck, B., & Tankard, M. (in preparation). Gender-based violence in fragile states: a reflection paper.

Annan, J., Bundervoet, T., Seban, J., & Costigan, J. (in preparation). The impact of a family skills intervention on parenting and children’s mental health in Burundi: A randomized controlled trial.

Annan, J., Falb, K., Gupta, J. (in preparation). The impact of a gender norms and economic empowerment intervention on post-traumatic stress symptoms in rural Côte d’Ivoire: a randomized controlled pilot study.

Working papers and manuscripts under review

Puffer, E., Annan, J., Sim, A., Sahli, C. & Betancourt, T. (under review). The impact of a parenting and family skills training intervention on parenting among Burmese migrant families in Thailand: A community-based randomized controlled trial.

Publications

Green, E., Blattman, C., Jamison, J.,  Annan, J. (forthcoming). Does poverty alleviation decrease depression symptoms in post-conflict settings? A cluster-randomized trial of microenterprise assistance in northern Uganda. Global Public Health.

Falb, K., Annan, J., Gupta, J. (2015). Achieving gender equality to reduce intimate partner violence against women. The Lancet, 3, e302-e303.

Falb, K.L., Annan, J., Kpebo, D., Cole, H., Willie, T., Xuan, Z., Raj, A., Gupta, J. (2015). Differential Impacts of an Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Program Based on Child Marriage Status in Rural Côte d’Ivoire, Journal of Adolescent Health, 1054-139.

Green, E., Blattman, C., Jamison, J., Annan, J. (2015). Women’s entrepreneurship and intimate partner violence: A cluster randomized trial of microenterprise assistance and partner participation in post-conflict Uganda. Social Science and Medicine, 133, 177-188. See the policy note.

Blattman, C., Annan, J. (2015) “Can employment reduce lawlessness and rebellion? A field experiment with high-risk men in a fragile state,” forthcoming in American Political Science Review. See the policy note and news coverage in The Atlantic.

Blattman, C., Green, E., Jamison, J.,  Annan, J. (2015) “The returns to microenterprise support among the ultra-poor: A field experiment in post-war Uganda” forthcoming in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. See the policy note and news coverage in the New York Times, twice.

Falb, K.L., Annan, J. King, E. Hopkins, J., Kpebo, D., Gupta, J. (2014). Gender Norms, Poverty, and Armed Conflict in Côte d’Ivoire: Engaging Men in Women’s Social and Economic Empowerment Programming. Health Education Research 29(6):1015-27.

Gupta J, Falb KL, Carliner H, Hossain M, Kpebo D, Annan J. (2014).  Associations between exposure to intimate partner violence, armed conflict, and probable PTSD among women in rural Cote d’Ivoire. PLoS One. 13;9(5).

Hossain, M., Zimmerman, C.,  Kiss, L., Abramsky, T.,  Kone, D., Bakayoko-Topolska, M.,  Annan, J., Lehmann, H., & Watts, C. (2014). Working with men to prevent intimate partner violence in a conflict-affected setting: a pilot cluster randomized controlled trial in rural Côte d’Ivoire. BMC Public Health, 14(1), 339.

Gupta J, Falb KL, Lehmann H, Kpebo D, Xuan Z, Hossain M, Zimmerman C, Watts C, Annan J. (2013). Gender norms and economic empowerment intervention to reduce intimate partner violence against women in rural Côte d’Ivoire: A randomized controlled pilot study. BMC International Health and Human Rights.

Bass, J.K., Annan, J., Murray, S. M., Kaysen, D., Griffiths, S., Cetinoglu, T., Wachter, K., Murray, L.K., and Bolton, P.A. (2013). Controlled Trial of Psychotherapy for Congolese Survivors of Sexual Violence. New England Journal of Medicine, 368, 2182-2191

Falb, K.L., Annan, J., Hossein, M., Topolska, M., Kpebo, D., Gupta, J. (2013). Recent abuse from in-laws and associations with adverse experiences during the crisis among rural Ivorian women: extended families as part of the ecological model. Global Public Health: 8(7): 831-44.

Betancourt, T.S., Williams, T.P., Kohrt, B.A, Borisova, I., Annan, J., & Gingrich, T. (2013). Psychosocial Adjustment, Mental Health, and Social Reintegration in Former Child Soldiers: A Review of the Literature and Recommended Standards for Future Research. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 54(1): 17-36.

Gupta, J., Falb, K. & Annan, J. (2012). Abuse from In-laws and associations with attempts to control reproductive decisions among rural women in Cote d’Ivoire: a cross-sectional study. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 119(9): 1058-66.

Annan, J., Green, E.P., Brier, M. (2013). Promoting recovery after war: Reducing daily stressors by building human capacity. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, and Trauma, 22(8).

Annan, J., Blattman, C., Mazurana, D. & Carlson, K. (2011). Civil War, Reintegration, and Gender in Northern Uganda. Journal of Conflict Resolution 55 (6), 877-908.

Blattman, C. & Annan, J. (2010). The Consequences of Child Soldiering. The Review of Economics and Statistics 92(4), 882-898.

Annan, J. & Brier, M. (2009). The Risk of Return: Domestic Violence in Northern Uganda’s Armed Conflict. Social Science and Medicine, 70, 153-159.

Annan, J. & Brier, M., Aryemo, F. (2009). From ‘Rebel’ to ‘Returnee’: The Reintegration of Young Soldiers in Northern UgandaJournal of Adolescent Research, 24, 639-667.

Rasmussen, A. & Annan, J. (2009). Predicting distress related to basic needs and safety in Darfur refugee camps: A structural and social ecological analysis. Journal of Refugee Studies.

Blattman, C. & Annan, J. (2010). “On the nature and causes of LRA abduction: What the abductees say“. In Allen, T. & Vlassenroot, K. (Eds.). The Lord’s Resistance Army: War, Peace and Reconciliation in Northern Uganda. London: Zed Books, 132-155.

Annan, J. & Blattman, C. (2008). The Reintegration of Child and Youth Combatants in Northern Uganda: Myth and Reality. In Muggah, R. (Ed.) Securing Protection: Dealing with Fighters in the Aftermath of War. New York, NY Routledge Press.

Annan, J.,, Amuge, A.P., & Angwaro, T. (2003). Counseling for peace in the midst of war: Counselors from northern Uganda share their views. International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling, 25, 235-245.

Thompson, C., Murry, S., Harris, D., & Annan, J. (2003). Healing Inside and Out: The Use of Racial Identity Theory to Promote Social Justice and Peace in a U.S. Midwest Community. International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling, 25.

Research grants

2014-19: UK Department for International Development (DFID), “What works to prevent violence against women and girls in conflict and humanitarian settings?” International Rescue Committee/George Washington University/CARE, Co-Investigator

2010-15: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), “The Opportunities for Equitable Access to Quality Basic Education (OPEQ),” International Rescue Committee/NYU, Co-Investigator

2010-13: USAID Displaced Children’s and Orphans Fund (DCOF), “Improving Mechanisms for Partnership and Action for Children in Thailand(IMPACT); Randomized impact evaluation of a family-based intervention in Thailand,” International Rescue Committee/Harvard University. Co-Investigator

2011-14: NIH, “Reducing Violence and HIV Risk Among War-Exposed Liberian Youth,” Consultant

2011-13: The World Bank, LOGICA Trust Fund, “Employing and empowering marginalized women in
Uganda,” Co-investigator

2009-11: The World Bank, Spanish Impact Evaluation Fund, Co-Investigator, “Evaluating a Landmine Action Ex-Combatant Reintegration Program,” Co-investigator

2009-11: Vanguard Charitable Trust, Co-investigator, “Employing and empowering marginalized women in Uganda,” Co-investigator

2009-11: The World Bank, CHYAO Trust Fund, “Can employment reduce lawlessness and rebellion? Experimental evidence from Liberia,” Co-investigator

2007: UNICEF grant, “Survey of War-Affected Youth,” Co-Investigator

2006: UNICEF grant, “Survey of War-Affected Youth,” Co-Investigator

2005: John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, “Survey of War-Affected Youth,” Co-Investigator.