Thomas Jackson

Researcher, NISAT

Thomas Jackson left PRIO in 2007. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.


Working experience:

Project Officer,
Balkans, Western CIS and Caucasus team,
Saferworld, London, UK

Assistant Language Teacher (JET programme),
Tochigi, Japan

Assistant to the Press Officer
Japanese Embassy, London


MA Central and South East European Studies,
School of Slavonic and East European Studies, UCL, London

BA Politics,
University of Sheffield

All Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Jackson, Thomas (2010) From Under Their Noses: Rebel Groups’ Arms Acquisition and the Importance of Leakages from State Stockpiles, International Studies Perspectives 11(2): 131–147.
Jackson, Thomas; Indra de Soysa & Christin Marsh Ormhaug (2010) Tools of the torturer? Small arms imports and repression of human rights, 1992–2004, The International Journal of Human Rights 14(3): 378–393.
de Soysa, Indra; Thomas Jackson & Christin Marsh Ormhaug (2009) Does Globalization Profit the Small Arms Bazaar?, International Interactions 35(1): 85–105.

Book Chapter

Jackson, Thomas & Nicholas Marsh (2011) Guns and Deaths: A Critical Review, in Nicholas Marsh, ed., Small Arms, Crime and Conflict Global Governance and the Threat of Armed Violence. London: Routledge (105–121).
Jackson, Thomas (2005) The Republic of Montenegro, in Small Arms and Light Weapons and Private Security Companies in South Eastern Europe: a Cause or Effect of Insecurity?. Belgrade: Centre for the Study of Democracy.
Jackson, Thomas; Nicholas Marsh & Anne Thurin (2005) The Efficacy of EU Export Control Measures Concerning Small Arms and Light Weapons, in Small Arms and Light Weapons Transfers. Geneva: UNIDIR (53–78).

Popular Article

Jackson, Thomas (2006) Europe and the Middle East: Brothers in Arms, Caffeine, 27 July.
Pérez Herranz, Matilde & Thomas Jackson (2005) Terror og følelser [Terror and Emotion], Aftenposten, 1 August.

Conference Paper

Jackson, Thomas & Nicholas Marsh (2008) Causes and Costs of Gun Violence: A Critical EvaluationBrussels, Belgium, 17–19 March.
Jackson, Thomas; Nicholas Marsh & Julian Wagstaff (2007) Counting Guns - The NISAT Datasets on Small Arms Trade, presented at 11th Annual Conference on Economics and Security, Bristol, 5–7 July.
Ormhaug, Christin Marsh; Thomas Jackson & Indra de Soysa (2007) Death Wish? Globalization and the Proliferation of Small Arms, 1992–2003, presented at the 48th Annual Metting of the International Studies Association, Chicago, IL, 28 February–3 March.
Jackson, Thomas (2006) Summary of and Lessons Learned from the 2005 Report on Private Security Companies in South East Europe: A Cause or Effect of Instability?, presented at COST Action 25 meeting on 'Private Military and Security Companies', Bonn, 9–10 February.

Report - Other

Marsh, Nicholas; & Thomas Jackson (2006) Dataset of International Transfers of Small Arms and Light Weapons, for the EU Commission's Joint Research Centre. Oslo: PRIO.
Marsh, Nicholas; & Thomas Jackson (2006) Estimated Number of Firearms Transferred During 2004Oslo.
Jackson, Thomas; & Nicholas Marsh (2006) Global Re-exports of Small Arms and Light WeaponsOslo.
Jackson, Thomas; & Nicholas Marsh (2006) Number of Units of Firearms Transferred as Reported to ComtradeOslo.
Marsh, Nicholas; & Thomas Jackson (2006) European Small Arms and the Perpetuation of ViolenceOslo.

Report - External Series

Marsh, Nicholas;Owen, Taylor;Jackson, Thomas; & Thurin, Anne (2005) Who Takes the Bullet? – The Impact of Small Arms Violence, Understanding the Issues, 3. : .
Rynn, Simon; Philip Gounev; & Thomas Jackson (2005) Taming the Arsenal - Small Arms and Light Weapons in Bulgaria, SEESAC Report. Belgrade: SEESAC.
Jackson, Thomas; Charlotte Phillips; David Wood; Zack Taylor; & Simon Rynn (2005) South Eastern Europe SALW Monitor 2005, SEESAC Report. Belgrade: SEESAC.