Selected Recent Publications
Peer Reviewed Publications:
1. Leaning J. Spiegel P, Crisp J. Public health equity in refugee settings. Conflict and Health. May 16,2011; 5:6.
2. Bartels S, Scott J, Leaning J, Kelly J, Joyce N, Mukwege D, VanRooyen M. Psychosocial consequences of xexual violence in South Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo. Journal of Peace, Gender, and Development Studies, 2011; 1(2): 48-52.
3. Bartels S, Scott J, Leaning J, Mukwege D, Lipton R, VanRooyen M. Surviving sexual violence in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Journal of International Women’s Studies, 2010; 11(4): 37-49.
4. Bartels S, Scott J, Mukwege D, Lipton R, VanRooyen M, Leaning J. Patterns of sexual violence in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo: reports from survivors presenting to Panzi Hospital in 2006. Conflict and Health, 2010; 4(9): 1-5.
5. Hill K, Seltzer W, Leaning J, Malik SJ, Russell SS. The demographic impact of partition in the Punjab in 1947. Population Studies 2008;62(2):155-170.
6. Leaning J. The dilemma of neutrality. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. Vol. 22, No. 4. July 2007. pp 300-304.
7. Leaning J, VanRooyen M. An assessment of mortality studies in Darfur, 2004-2005. Humanitarian Exchange 2005;30:23-6.
8. Walker P, Wisner B, Leaning J., Minear L. Smoke and mirrors: deficiencies in disaster funding. BMJ 2005: 330; 247-50.
9. Lautze S, Leaning J, Raven-Roberts A, Kent R, Mazurana D. Assistance, protection, and governance networks in complex emergencies. Lancet 2004:364;2134-41.
10. Leaning J. Diagnosing Genocide – The Case of Darfur. NEJM, August 19, 2004;351:735-8.
11. Young H, Taylor A, Way S, Leaning J. Linking rights and standards: the process of developing ‘rights-based’ minimum standards on food security, nutrition and food aid. Disasters 2004;28:142-59.
12. Leaning J., Arie S, Stites E. Human security in crisis and transition. Praxis: The Fletcher Journal of International Development 2004;19:5-30.
13. Leaning J. Public health, war and terrorism. Harvard Health Policy Review; Spring 2003;4(1):51-5.
14. Leaning J. Human Rights and conflict. Health and Human Rights 2003;6(2):151-60.
15. Stabinski L, Pelley K, Jacob S, Long J, Leaning J. Reframing HIV and AIDS. BMJ 2003;327:1101-03.
16. Leaning J. Ethics of research in refugee populations. Lancet 2001;357:1432-3.
Reviews, Chapters, and Editorials:
1. Leaning J, Lappi MD. Commentary: Fighting a war, sparing civilians. The Lancet. In press.
2. Leaning J. Enforced displacement of civilian populations in war: A potential new element in crimes against humanity. International Criminal Law Review. 2011, 11:445-462.
3. Leaning J. A public health approach to warfare. In: Machlis GE, et al eds. Warfare ecology: A new synthesis for peace and security. NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security. Springer Sciences + Business Media B.V., 2011.
4. Leaning J. Use of patterns in crisis mapping. In: Rotberg R, ed. Mass Atrocity Crimes: Preventing Future Outrages. Brookings Institution Press. Washington, DC, 2010
5. Leaning J, Bartels S, Mowafi H. Sexual violence during war and forced migration. In: Martin SF, Tirman J, eds. Women, migration and conflict. Springer Verlag. New York, NY, 2010.
6. Leaning J. Human security. In Green M, ed. Risking human security: Attachment and public life. Karnac Books. London, 2008.
7. Leaning J. Disasters and emergency planning. In: International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Zwi A et al, eds. Elsevier, 2008. 5. Leaning J. Health and human security in the twenty-first century. In: Brauch H. Facing Global Environmental Change. Springer Verlag. New York, NY, 2009.
8. Leaning J. The brutality of war. In: Levy B and Sidel V. War and Public Health. London: Oxford University Press; 2007.
9. Leaning J. ”The Crime of Genocide: The Case of Darfur.” In: Pizer H, Beyer C, eds., Public Health and Human Rights: Evidence-Based Approaches. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD; 2007.
10. VanRooyen M, Leaning J. After the Tsunami – Facing the public health challenges. NEJM 2005;352:435.
11. Leaning J. Genocide in Darfur. In: Apfel J and Fein H, eds. Casebook on Genocide. New York: Society of Genocide Scholars; 2005.
12. Heffernan J, Leaning J. Secrets of an Afghan grave. International Herald Tribune February 9, 2004.
13. Faust DG, Leaning J. The rights of the dead, the needs of the living. Chronicle of Higher Education May 2003;49:36.
14. Leaning J, Arie S, Holleufer G, Bruderlein, C. Conflict and human Security. In: Chen L, Leaning J, Narasimhan V, eds. Global Health Challenges for Human Security. Cambridge: Global Equity Initiative, Asia Center, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University; 2003. p. 13-30.
15. Salama P, Leaning J, Borrel A. Responding to the public health crisis in Afghanistan. In: B Levy & V. Sidel, eds. Terrorism and Public Health: A Balanced Approach to Strengthening Systems and Protecting People. New York: Oxford University Press; 2003. p. 136-52.
16. Leaning J. Letter from Afghanistan. BMJ 2002;324:360.
17. Leaning J. Was the Afghan conflict a just war? BMJ 2002;324:353-5.
18. Leaning J, Fine J, Garfield, R. Conflict monitoring. In: Reader A, Taipale I et al, eds. War or Health? New York: Zed Books; 2002. p. 510-19.
19. Leaning J. Identifying precursors. In: Rittner C et al, eds. Will Genocide Ever End? St. Paul: Paragon House; 2002. p. 117-22.
Monographs and Reports:
1. Leaning J, Meier P. Applying technology to crisis mapping and early warning in humanitarian settings. Working Paper, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. Cambridge, MA, 2010.
2. Leaning J, Rubenstein L, Jaha L, Pott H. Perilous medicine: The legacy of oppression and conflict on health in Kosovo. Physicians for Human Rights. Cambridge, MA, 2009.
3. Hirschfeld K, Leaning J, Crosby S, et al. Nowhere to turn: Failure to protect, support and assure justice for Darfuri women. Physicians for Human Rights and Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. Cambridge, MA, 2009.
4. Leaning J. Public health equity in refugee situations: a review of UNHCR policy and practice. A report for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees. Geneva, Switzerland, 2008. http://www.unhcr.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/home/opendocPDFViewer.html?docid=4bdfe1699&query=Public%20health%20equity%20in%20refugee%20situations:%20a%20review%20of%20UNHCR%20policy%20and%20practice.,%202008
5. Heffernan J, Leaning J, VanRooyen M, et al. Assault on survival in Darfur: A call for security, justice, and restitution. Cambridge: Physicians for Human Rights; 2005.
6. Gingerich T, Leaning J. The Use of rape as a weapon of war in the conflict in Darfur, Sudan. Boston: United States Agency for International Development; 2004.
7. Physicians for Human Rights calls for intervention to save lives in Sudan: Field team compiles indicators of genocide. Boston: Physicians for Human Rights; 2004.
8. Lautze S, Aklilu Y, Raven-Roberts A, Young H, Kebede G Leaning J. Risk and vulnerability in Ethiopia: Learning from the past, responding to the present, preparing for the future. A report for United States Agency for International Development. Medford and Boston: Feinstein International Famine Center and Inter-University Initiative on Humanitarian Studies and Field Practice; 2003.
9. Holleufer G, Briton N, Leaning J. Report on People in War. Overview and country reports prepared for the International Committee of the Red Cross. Boston: Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health; 2001.
10. Leaning J, Arie S. Human security: A framework for analysis in settings of crisis and transition. Working Paper Series 11/8. Cambridge: Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies; 2001.
11. Leaning J. “Rape in Darfur: Estimates and patterns 2003-2005.” Unpublished report to the International Criminal Court. January 2007.
12. Leaning J, Greenough P G, VanRooyen M. Report to the UN Office of the Special Envoy for Tsunami Recovery. Unpublished report on evaluation methods that contributed to the final report issued by the Special Envoy. December 2006.
13. Greenough, G, Bartels S, Cavey A, Chan J, Cranmer H, Kendrick D, Lappi M, Leaning J, Robinson C, Singh M, VanRooyen M, Vu A. American Red Cross & Public Health: The Response to Hurricane Katrina and beyond. Report to ARC Disaster Health Services. 2006; Mar. Operation DR # 865.