My publications are listed below. Links to the publishers' websites of my articles are provided. For copies please email me at hiermanbd (at) vmi (dot) edu.
“Substate Populism and the Challenge to the Centre in Post-Riot Asian Contexts” (with Vera Heuer), Journal of Peacebuilding and Development, Vol. 13, No. 3, 2018, 40-54. (prepublication version).
"Land Reform by Default: Uncovering Patterns of Agricultural Decollectivization in Tajikistan" (with Navruz Nekbakhtshoev), The Journal of Peasant Studies, Vol. 45, No.2, 2018, 409-430. (prepublication version)
"Dushanbe is Quite Far Away: Deconcentrated Agrarian Reform in Rural Tajikistan” Tajikistan on the Move: Statebuilding and Societal Transformation. Marlene Laruelle, ed. Lexington Books. 2018. (prepublication version)
“The Struggle for Land in the Middle East and Central Asia” Perspectives on Central Asia, 10, April 2016, 10-15 [also published by muftah.org April 2016] (prepublication version)
“Central Asian Ethnicity Compared: Evaluating the Contemporary Social Salience of Uzbek Identity in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan” Europe-Asia Studies, Vol. 67 (4), June 2015, 519-539. (prepublication version)
"Whose land is it?:Land reform, minorities, and the titular “nation” in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,and Tajikistan" (with Navruz Nekbakhtshoev), Nationalities Papers: The Journal of Nationalism and Ethnicity, Vol. 42 (2), March 2014, pp. 336-354.(prepublication version)
“Ignored Constitutions and Predatory Presidents: Examining Central Asian Authoritarianism” Education about Asia, Vol. 18 (3), Winter 2013, pp. 30-35.
“What use was the election to us?: Clientelism and Political Trust amongst Ethnic Uzbeks in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan” Nationalities Papers: The Journal of Nationalism and Ethnicity, Vol. 28 (2), March 2010, 245-263.
“The Pacification of Xinjiang: Uyghur Protest and the Chinese State, 1988‐2002” Problems of Post-Communism, Vol. 54 No 3 May/June 2007; pp. 48-62.