Leslie Vinjamuri is an associate professor in International Relations and co-Director of the Centre for the International Politics of Conflict, Rights and Justice at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She is also an Associate Fellow on the US Programme at Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs. Leslie’s work focuses on US engagement in managing violent conflict and political transitions with a focus on the role of accountability for mass atrocities. She also works on multilateralism, international organizations, and transatlantic relations. Previously, she taught at Georgetown University and was a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Human Rights at the London School of Economics. She is the recipient of grants and fellowships from the Leverhulme Trust, the Smith Richardson Foundation, and the Eisenhower Institute. She received her Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University and was a predoctoral fellow at Harvard. Leslie is a graduate of Wesleyan University. You can follow her on Twitter.