Publications

  • Meier, Patrick. 2015. Digital Humanitarians: How Big Data is Changing the Face of Humanitarian Response. Taylor & Francis Press. Book scheduled for publication in Spring 2015. [Link]

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  • Meier, Patrick. 2014. Big Data and Humanitarian Response. In Humanitarianism, Communication and Change, ed. Simon Cottle & Glenda Cooper. Peter Lang Press. Under review.
  • Meier, Patrick. 2014. Crisis Mapping in Areas of Limited Statehood. In Information and Communication Technologies in Areas of Limited Statehood, ed. Steven Livingston and Gregor Walter-Drop. Oxford University Press. Available online.
  • Meier, Patrick. 2014. Human Computation for Disaster Response. In Handbook of Human Computation, ed. Pietro Michelucci et. al, Springer. Available online.
  • Meier, Patrick. 2014. “Using Advanced Computing to Verify User-Generated Content on Social Media,” in The Verification Handbook, eds. Craig Silverman and Rina Tsubaki. Available online.
  • Meier, Patrick. 2014. Crowdsourcing to Map Conflict, Crises and Humanitarian Response. In Peace and Conflict, ed. David Backer et al, University of Maryland Press. Available online.
  • Purohit, Hemant et al. 2014. “Emergency Relief Coordination on Social Media: Automatically matching resource requests and offers.” First Monday. Available online.
  • Meier, Patrick. 2013. Strengthening Humanitarian Information: The Role of Technology. In World Disaster Report, ed. Patrick Vinck et al, International Committee of the Red Cross and Red Crescent SocietiesAvailable online.
  • Crawford, Kate; Faleiros, Gustavo; Luers, Amy;  Meier, Patrick; Perlich, Claudia  and Jer Thorp. 2013. “Big Data, Communities and Ethical Resilience: A Framework for Action.” White Paper for PopTech and Rockefeller Foundation. Available online.
  • Meier, Patrick. 2013. Next-Generation Humanitarian Technology. In Digital Humanitarians, Social Media and Interoperability in Crisis Response and Peacebuilding, ICT for Peace (ICT4Peace) Paper Series, 2nd edition, forthcoming.
  • Shih, Fuming, et al. 2013. Democratizing Mobile App Development for Disaster Management. IJCAI Semantic Cities. Available online (PDF).
  • Meier, Patrick. 2013. Harnessing the Power of Big Data to Deliver Humanitarian Response. In Forbes Magazine. Available online.
  • Letouzé, Emmanuel; Patrick Meier and Patrick Vinck. 2013. New Oil & Old Fires: Reflections on Big Data for Conflict Prevention. International Peace Institute (IPI), New York City. Available online.
  • Muhmmad, Imran; Shady Elbassuoni, Carlos Castillo, Fernando Diaz and Patrick Meier. 2013. Practical Extraction of Disaster-Relevant Information from Social Media. Paper presented at the Social Web for Disaster Management Workshop, WWW 2013, Rio, Brazil. Available online (PDF).
  • Popoola, Abdulfatai; Dmytro Krasnoshtan, Attila Toth, Victor Naroditskiy, Carlos Castillo, Patrick Meier and Iyad Rahwan. 2013. Information Verification during Natural Disasters. Paper presented at the Social Web for Disaster Management Workshop, WWW 2013, Rio, Brazil. Available online (PDF).
  • Reid, Kyla; Jacob Korenblum an Patrick Meier. 2013. Towards a Code of Conduct for the Use of SMS in Natural Disasters. Prepared by GSMA Program on Disaster Response, Souktel and the Qatar Foundation. London, UK. Available online.
  • Muhmmad, Imran; Shady Elbassuoni; Carlos Castillo; Fernando Diaz and Patrick Meier. 2013. “Extracting Information Nuggets From Disaster-Related Messages in Social Media.”  Proceedings of the 10th International ISCRAM Conference. T. Comes, F. Fiedrich, S. Fortier, J. Geldermann and L. Yang, eds. Baden-Baden, Germany, May 2013. Available online (PDF).
  • Meier, Patrick. 2012. New Information Technologies and their Impact on the Humanitarian Sector. International Review of the Red Cross, 93(883). Available online.
  • Meier, Patrick. 2012. Does the Humanitarian Industry Have a Future in the Digital Age? International Journal of Media and Information Policy, (1). Available online.
  • Meier, Patrick. 2012. Crisis Mapping in Action: How Open Source Software and Global Volunteer Networks Are Changing the World, One Map at a Time.  Journal of Map and Geography Libraries. Available online.
  • Bailard, Catie et al. 2012. Mapping the Maps: A Meta-Level Analysis of Ushahidi and Crowdmap. Report of the Internews Center for Innovation & Learning, May 2012, Washington DC. Available online.
  • Land, Molly et al. 2012. #ICT4HR: ICT for Human Rights. World Bank Report, Washington DC, December 2012. Available online.
  • Heinzelman, Jessica and Patrick Meier. 2012. Crowdsourcing for Human Rights Monitoring: Challenges and Opportunities for Verification. In Human Rights and Information Communication Technologies: Trends and Consequences of Use, ed. John Lannon. IGI Global. Available online.
  • Meier, Patrick. 2012. The Role of Ushahidi as a Liberation Technology in Egypt and Beyond. In Liberation Technology: Social Media and the Struggle for Democracy, ed. Larry Diamond and Marc Plattner. Johns Hopkins University PressAvailable online.
  • Faris, David and Patrick Meier. 2012. Digital Activism in Authoritarian States. In Routledge Handbook of Participatory CulturesAvailable online.
  • Heinzelman, Jessica; Rachel Gordon and Patrick Meier. 2011. Mobile Technology, Crowdsourcing and Peace Mapping: New Theory and Applications for Conflict Management. In Mobile technologies for conflict management: new avenues for online dispute resolution, ed. Marta Poblet. London: Springer. Available online.
  • Lambert, Nona and Patrick Meier. 2011. Information and Communication Technology in Haitian Earthquake Relief: Organizational Experience. In Information, Telecommunications and Social Networks in Haitian Relief. NDU Press.
  • Meier, Patrick. 2011. Networking Disaster and Conflict Early Warning in Response to Climate Change. In Coping with Global Environmental Change, Disasters and Security Threats, ed. Hans Gunther Brauch et al.  London: Springer. Available online.
  • Meier, Patrick. 2011. Early Warning Systems and the Prevention of Violent Conflict. In Peacebuilding in the Information Age: Sifting Hype from Reality,ed. Daniel Stauffacher et al.Geneva: ICT4Peace. Available online.
  • Liu, Sophia; Anahi Iacucci and Patrick Meier. 2010. Ushahidi in Haiti and Chile: Next Generation Crisis Mapping. In Proceedings of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping. Available online (PDF).
  • Meier, Patrick. 2010. Lessons for Journalists in the Crowdsourcing of Crisis Information. In Brave New Worlds: Navigating the New Media Landscape. Vienna: International Press Institute and Poynter Institute. Available online.
  • Meier, Patrick and Rob Munro. 2010. The Unprecedented Role of SMS in Disaster Response: Learning from Haiti. SAIS Review of International Affairs 30, no. 2: 91-13. Available online.
  • Meier, Patrick, Mary Joyce and Anahi Ayala, 2010. “Is Ushahidi a Liberation Technology?” Paper prepared for the international conference on Liberation Technology in Authoritarian States, Stanford University.
  • Norheim-Hagtun, Ida and Patrick Meier 2010. Crowdsourcing for Crisis Mapping in Haiti. Innovations 5, no. 4: 81-89. Available online.
  • Meier, Patrick. 2009. “ICT Diffusion and Incidents of Resistance Against Repressive Regimes,” Paper prepared for the Annual Convention of the American Political Science Association (APSA) in Toronto.
  • Meier, Patrick. 2009. “The Impact of Information and Communication Technologies on the Frequency of Protests in Repressive regimes.” Paper prepared for the 50th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA) in New York.
  • Doyle Diane and Patrick Meier. 2009. New Technologies in Emergencies and Conflict: The Role of Information and Social Networks. UN Foundation & Vodafone Foundation Technology Report, Washington DC. Available online.
  • Greenough, Gregg, Jennifer Chan, Patrick Meier, Laura Bateman, and Sayon Dutta. 2009. Applied Technologies in Humanitarian Assistance: Report of the 2009. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine 24, no. 4: 206-209.
  • Leaning, Jennifer and Patrick Meier. 2009. “Application of Crisis Mapping and Early Warning in Humanitarian Settings.” Working Paper Series, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), Harvard University. Available online.
  • Leaning, Jennifer and Patrick Meier. 2009. “The Untapped Potential of Information Communication Technology for Conflict Early Warning and Crisis Mapping,” Working Paper Series, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), Harvard University. Available online.
  • Leaning, Jennifer and Patrick Meier. 2008. “Community Based Conflict Early Warning and Response Systems: Opportunities and Challenges.” Working Paper Series, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), Harvard University. Available online.
  • Leaning, Jennifer and Patrick Meier. 2008. “Conflict Early Warning and Response: A Critical Reassessment.” Working Paper Series, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), Harvard University. Available online.
  • Meier, Patrick. 2008. The Burmese Cyclone, Nonviolent Action, and the Responsibility to Empower. Peacework Magazine 386. Available online.
  • Meier, Patrick, Didier Sornette and Ryan Woodard. 2008. “Applying Earthquake Physics to Conflict Analysis.” Paper prepared for the 49th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA) in San Francisco. Available online.
  • Meier, Patrick. 2008. “The Impact of the Information Revolution on Authoritarian Rule and Social Resistance: People Power 2.0?” Paper prepared for the 49th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA) in San Francisco.
  • Meier, Patrick. 2008. “Upgrading the Role of Information Communication Technology (ICT) for Tactical Early Warning/Response.” Paper prepared for the 49th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA) in San Francisco. Available online.
  • Meier, Meier. 2007. Review of Insurgents, Terrorists and Militias: The Warriors of Contemporary Combat, by Richard Shultz and Andrea Dew. Journal of Peace Research 44, no. 6: 44; 755.
  • Meier, Patrick. 2007. Climate Change as a Continuation of War by Other Means. Journal of International Development, Environment and Sustainability. Available online.
  • Meier, Patrick. 2007. From Disaster to Conflict Early Warning: A People-Centred Approach. Monday Developments 25, no. 4, 12-14. Available online.
  • Meier, Patrick and Helga Hernes. 2007. “An Empirical Study on the Direct and Indirect Causes of Death in War and Armed Conflict Disaggregated by Gender.” Working Paper, Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO).
  • Meier, Patrick. 2007. “New Strategies for Effective Early Response: Insights from Complexity Science.” Paper prepared for the 48th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA) in Chicago. Available online.
  • Campbell, Susanna and Patrick Meier. 2007. “Deciding to Prevent Violent Conflict: Early Warning and Decision-Making at the United Nations.” Paper prepared for the 48th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA) in Chicago. Available online.
  • Meier, Patrick. 2007. “Networking Disaster and Conflict Early Warning Systems.” Paper prepared for the 4th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Management and Response (ISCRAM) in Delft, The Netherlands. Available online.
  • Bond, Doug and Patrick Meier. 2006. Peacekeeping Intelligence for the Stakeholders: An Underutilized Resource. In Peacekeeping Intelligence: New Players, Extended Boundaries, ed. David Carment. London: Taylor and Francis Books. Available online.
  • Meier, Patrick and Daniel Linotte. 2006. Early Warning Mechanisms and Conflict Prevention with Reference to the OSCE Economic and Environmental Dimension. Central Asia and the Caucus 3, no. 39: 34-41. Available online.
  • Meier, Patrick. 2006. “Early Warning for Cowardly Lions: Response in Disaster & Conflict Early Warning Systems.” Unpublished academic paper, The Fletcher School. Available online.
  • Meier, Patrick. 2006. Conflict Early Warning and Resource Related Conflicts. In Resource-Related Conflicts in Southeast Asia. Southeast Asian Conflict Studies. Canada: CIDA.
  • Kurz, Christoph, Patrick Meier and Susanna Campbell. 2006. “Using Events-Data Analysis or Monitoring Post-Conflict Peace- and State Building Processes.” Paper prepared for conference on The Idea of a Failed State: Interdisciplinary Theories and Applications in Boston.
  • Meier, Patrick. 2006. “The Influence of Environmental Factors on Pastoral Conflict in the Horn of Africa.” Paper prepared for the 47th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA) in San Diego.
  • Spagat, Michael, Patrick Meier, Oscar Becerra, and Jorge Restrepo. 2006. “Natural Disasters, Casualties and Power Laws: A Comparative Analysis with Armed Conflict.” Paper prepared for the Annual Convention of the American Political Science Association (APSA) in Philadelphia. Available online.
  • Meier, Patrick, Doug Bond and Joe Bond. 2005. The Influence of Environmental Factors on Conflict in the Horn of Africa. Political Geography 26, no 6: 716-735. Available online.
  • Bond, Doug and Patrick Meier. 2005. CEWARN: IGAD’s Conflict Early Warning and Response Mechanism. In Conflict Prevention in Practice, ed. James Sutterlin and Bernie Ramcharan. Boston: Martin Nijhoff Publishers. Available online.
  • Levy, Marc and Patrick Meier. 2004. Early Warning and Assessment of Environment, Conflict and Cooperation. In Understanding Environment, Conflict and Cooperation. Washington DC: UNEP and The Woodrow Wilson Center. Available online.
  • Meier, Patrick. 2004. “Integrating Risk Assessment and Early Warning for Sustainable Development.” Conflict Prevention Program Working Paper, Center for International Conflict Resolution (CICR), Columbia University, New York.
  • Meier, Patrick. 2004. “Conflict Early Warning at the United Nations.” Prepared for the United Nations Commission on Peace and Crisis Prevention conference in Berlin.
  • Carius, Alexander and Patrick Meier. 2004. Environment, Conflict Risk Assessment and Early Warning. Paper prepared for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) conference on Environmental Security in Vienna.

 

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