Cheeseman, N. (2018) How to Rig an Election, Yale University Press [co-authored with Brian Klaas].
Cheeseman, N. (2018) Coalitional Presidentialism in Comparative Perspective, Oxford University Press [co-authored with Paul Chaisty and Timothy Power]
Cheeseman, N. (ed.). (2016), African Politics: Major Works, Oxford: Routledge.
Cheeseman, N. (2015), Democracy in Africa: Successes, failures, and the struggle for political reform, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
2018 ‘Digital Dilemmas: The Unintended Consequences of Election Technology’, Democratization [with Gabrielle Lynch and Justin Willis], DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/13510347.2018.1470165
2018 ‘Ten Challenges in Democracy Support and How to Overcome Them’, under review at Global Policy, published online 30 April 2018, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/1758-5899.12567 [with Susan Dodsworth]
2018 ‘The Promise – and Pitfalls – of Collaborating With Development Organizations in Africa’, African Affairs 117, 466: 130-145 [with Susan Dodsworth]
2018 ‘Risk, politics, and development: Lessons from the UK's democracy aid’, Public Administration and Development 38, 2: 53-64 [with Susan Dodsworth]
2018 ‘War and Democracy: The legacy of conflict in East Africa’, Journal of Modern African Studies 56, 1: 31-61 [with Filip Reyntjens and Michaela Collord]
2017 ‘Managing a Megacity: Lessons from Lagos’, Oxford Review of Economic Policy 33, 3: 457-477 [with Diane de Gramont]
Cheeseman, N. 2017. 'The birth of election observation: Lessons from Uganda', forthcoming in Comparative Studies in Society and History [with Gabrielle Lynch and Justin Willis].
Cheeseman, N. (2016), Accommodation works better for reducing conflict, Ethnopolitics, 15, 5: 538-545.
Cheeseman, N. (2015), "No Bourgeoisie, No Democracy"? The Political Attitudes of the Kenyan Middle Class, Journal of International Development, 27, 5: 647-664.
Cheeseman, N. (2015), Decentralization in Kenya: The governance of governors', Journal of Modern African Studies, 54, 1: 1-35 [with Gabrielle Lynch and Justin Willis].
Cheeseman, N. (2015), Ethnopopulism in Africa: Opposition Mobilization in Diverse and Unequal Societies, Democratization, 22, 1, 22-50 [with Miles Larmer]
Cheeseman, N. (2014), Rethinking the "Presidentialism Debate": Conceptualizing Coalitional Politics in Cross-Regional Perspective, Democratization 21, 1: 72-94 [with Paul Chaisty and Tim Power]