Selway joined the BYU faculty in 2009 after completing his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan.
Selway's research addresses the design of democratic political institutions for ethnically-divided societies. He has analyzed topics as diverse as civil war, riots, economic growth and public goods provision. Selway's work has appeared in World Politics, Political Analysis, Comparative Political Studies, British Journal of Political Science, Journal of Conflict Resolution, among others.If you are searching for the CIMMSS (Crosscutting Cleavages) dataset, please visit the author's personal website.
- Selway, J., & Christensen, R. (2017). Explaining the Different Outcomes in Thailand and Japan’s Electoral Reform. Journal of Asian Studies, 76(2).
- Selway, J. (2013). Change the Incentives Behind Burmese Violence. In Wall Street Journal (pp. 1).
- Selway, J. (2012). The Myth of Consociationalism. Comparative Political Studies, 45(12), 1542-1571.
- Selway, J. (2012). Horizontal Equality, Crosscutting Cleavages and Civil War. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 56(2), 206-32.
- Selway, J. (2012). In Myanmar, an Election Doomed to Fail. New York Times(March 30, 2012), 1.
- Selway, J., & Hicken, A. (2012). Forcing the Genie Back in the Bottle: Sociological Change and Institutional Reform in Thailand. Journal of East Asian Studies, 12(1), 57-88.
- Selway, J. (2011). The Measurement of Cross-cutting Cleavages and Other Multidimensional Cleavage Structures. In Political Analysis (pp. 18). Oxford Journals.
- Selway, J. (2011). Electoral Reform and Public Policy Outcomes in Thailand: The Politics of the 30-Baht Health Scheme. World Politics, 63(1).
- Selway, J. (2011). Cross-cuttingness, Cleavage Structures and Civil War Onset: British Journal of Political Science. Cambridge University Press.
- Selway, J. (2007). Turning Malays into Thai-men: nationalism, ethnicity and economic inequality in Thailand. In Southeast Asia Research.