DepartmentDepartment of Security, Strategy and Leadership
DivisionDivision of Strategy
Postal addressBox 27805
115 93 Stockholm
Visiting addressDrottning Kristinas väg 37
Book Manuscript and Edited Special Issues
Chiara Ruffa, 2016, Imagining War and Keeping Peace: Military Cultures in Peace Operations, Philadelphia, PA, Penn University Press, forthcoming.
Chiara Ruffa, 2013, Guest editor of the Special Issue "Explaining Coordination and Breakdown in Complex Operations", Small Wars and Insurgencies, vol. 24, issue 2, 2013, pp. 203-372.
Amy Verdun and Chiara Ruffa, 2011, Guest editor of the Special Issue, "South East and Eastern European Countries EU Accession Quandary?", Comparative European Politics, vol. 9, issue 3-4, pp. 367-595.
Chiara Ruffa, 2010, Imagining War and Keeping Peace? Military Cultures and Peace Operation Effectiveness, PhD thesis, European University Institute.
Peer Reviewed Articles
Chiara Ruffa, "Military cultures and force employment in peace operations", Security Studies, forthcoming.
Chiara Ruffa and Pascal Vennesson, 2014, "Fighting and Helping? The Domestic Politics of NGO-Military Relations in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies", Security Studies, vol. 23, issue 3, pp. 582-621.
Chiara Ruffa, 2014, "What Peacekeepers Think and Do: An Exploratory Study of French, Ghanaian, Italian, and South Korean Armies in the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon", Armed Forces & Society, vol. 40, issue 2, pp. 199-225.
Chiara Ruffa, 2014, "Societal beliefs about the use of force in Israel, Italy and France", The Tocqueville Review/La Revue Tocqueville, vol. XXXV, issue 2, pp.101-117.
Chiara Ruffa, 2013, "The long and winding road... to success? Unit Peace Operation Effectiveness (UPOE) and the success of the NATO mission in Afghanistan", Defense and Security Analysis, vol. 29, issue 2, pp. 128-140.
Chiara Ruffa, Christopher Dandeker and Pascal Vennesson, 2013, "Soldiers drawn into politics? The influence of tactics in civil–military relations", Small Wars and Insurgencies, vol. 24, issue 2, pp. 322-334.
Chiara Ruffa, 2013, "Introduction: Coordinating actors in complex operations", Small Wars and Insurgencies, vol. 24, issue 2, 2013, pp. 206-210.
Chiara Ruffa, 2011, "Realist-Normative power Europe? Explaining the EU policies towards Lebanon from an IR perspective", Comparative European Politics, vol. 9, issue 5, pp. 562-580.
Amy Verdun, Chiara Ruffa and Gabriella Chira, 2011, "Introduction to Quandaries of European integration", Comparative European Politics, vol. 9, issue 4, pp. 367-371.
Chiara Ruffa, 2009, "What color for the helmet? Major regional powers and their preferences for UN, regional or ad hoc coalition peacekeeping", Perspectives on Federalism, vol. 1, pp. 69-97.
Ralph Sundberg and Chiara Ruffa, "Frame dissonance in war and peace", article under review (revise and resubmit).
Chiara Ruffa, 2015, "Cohesion, political motivation and military performance in the Italian Alpini" in Frontline: Combat and Cohesion in Iraq and Afghanistan (ed. by Anthony King), Oxford University Press, 250-265.
Chiara Ruffa, "Peacekeeping", Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, forthcoming.
Clara Portela and Chiara Ruffa, "The Politics of Coercion: Assessing the EU's Use of Military and Economic Instruments", Sage Handbook of European Foreign Policy, forthcoming.
Giampiero Giacomello and Chiara Ruffa, 2014, "Small Navies and Border and Immigration Control: Frontex Operations in the Mediterranean", Small Navies. Strategy and Policy for Small Navies in War and Peace. Farnham: Ashgate, pp. 133-150.
Chiara Ruffa and Joseph Soeters, 2014, "Cross-national research in the military: comparing operational styles in peace missions", Routledge Handbook on Research Methods in Military Studies, edited by Joseph Soeters, Patricia Shields and Sebastiaan Rietjens. Routledge: London, pp. 216-227.
Chiara Ruffa, 2013, "The Swedish Strategic Culture", Strategic Cultures in Europe, edited by Bastian Giegerich, Heiko Biehl, Alexandra Jonas, Peter Lang Publisher, Vienna, pp. 343-357.
Chiara Ruffa, Christopher Dandeker and Pascal Vennesson, 2013, "Soldiers drawn into politics? Civil-military Relations, hybrid military spaces and the future of intervention", In The Armed Forces: Towards a Post-Interventionist Era?, edited by Gerhard Kuemmel and Bastian Giegerich, VS Springer, Frankfurt, pp. 29-40.
Chiara Ruffa, 2012, "What kind of leadership for what kind of operations? Assessing Mission Command in Peace Operations and Counterinsurgency", In Leadership in Complex Operations, edited by Peter Haas and Franz Kernic in Peter Lang Publisher, Vienna, pp.183-194.
Chiara Ruffa 2010, "With or without you? A comparison of EU, European and US policies in Afghanistan", In Munever Cebeci, EU and US foreign policies, Lexington Books, London, pp. 67-90.
Reports and Other Publications
Chiara Ruffa and Natalino Ronzitti, 2014, "L'Italia nelle missioni internazionali: problematiche operative e giuridiche", Report to the Italian Parliament.
Chiara Ruffa, 2014, "Back to the Ground: a Few Thoughts on How the Comprehensive Approach Could be Improved", NATO report, Human Factor and Medicine Panel, Science and Technology, NATO, http://ftp.rta.nato.int/public/PubFullText/RTO/MP/STO-MP-HFM-236/P03%20RUFFA%20Manuscript.doc, pp.1-28
Chiara Ruffa, "A la recherche d'une identité « post-neutre ». Transformation des armées et des relations civilo-militaires en Suède", Dossier stratégique Transformations militaires et perception des armées en Allemagne, Belgique, Pologne et Suède, edited by Barbara Jankowski http://www.defense.gouv.fr/irsem/publications/lettre-de-l-irsem/la-lettre-de-l-irsem, pp. 10-12.
Chiara Ruffa, 2012, "Afghan War Lesson", The Diplomat, http://the-diplomat.com/flashpoints-blog/2012/03/07/afghan-war-lessons, March 2012.
Ruffa, Chiara, 2012, "Comments on Afghan Koran burning", http://www.powerandpolicy.com/2012/02/29/scholars-reflect-on-afghan-koran-burnings-rioting/, February 2012.
Chiara Ruffa and Rosa Raffaelli, 2011 "Enough Machismo Italian Style", International Herald Tribune The New York Times, February 18, 2011, http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/19/opinion/19iht-edruffa19.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0
Chiara Ruffa, 2011, Interview with RAI, Wednesday March 2 2011, http://www.rainews24.it/it/search.php (in Italian).
Chiara Ruffa, 2011, Interview with Giampiero Bollani, March 22 2011, http://www.lacarrierarosa.it (in Italian).