Michael G. Findley is Associate Professor in the Government Department and Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs (courtesy) at the University of Texas at Austin. He also co-directs Innovations for Peace and Development (IPD) at UT Austin. His research and teaching examine political violence, international political economy, and international development. He conducts ongoing fieldwork in numerous countries including Uganda, Sudan, South Sudan, South Africa, Colombia, and Democratic Republic of Congo, among others. Findley’s publications have appeared in Cambridge University Press, American Journal of Political Science, International Organization, Journal of Politics, International Studies Quarterly, British Journal of Political Science, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Peace Research, Public Choice, Complexity, Minnesota Law Review, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, and World Development, among others. Findley also works extensively with international development organizations including the World Bank, USAID, the African Development Bank, the International Aid Transparency Initiative, and many developing countries. His work has been incorporated by international actors, influenced government deliberations and legislation in many contexts, and has been covered broadly in the global media.
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