Adam Casey co-authored an article in World Politics titled "Social Revolution and Authoritarian Durability" with Steven Levitsky, Lucan A. Way, and former WCED Postdoctoral Fellow Jean Lachapelle. In the article, the authors look at data on all authoritarian regimes from 1900 to 2015, and find that those founded in violent social revolution see the greatest longevity. Read the article here.
Casey is a research fellow at the Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies for 2020-21. His CV and details of his research are available here.