Dr. Cullen Hendrix is an Associate Professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver and a Research Associate at the Centre for the Study of Civil War at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). He is also an Associate at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Denver, Dr. Hendrix was an Assistant Professor at the College of William and Mary and a Research Fellow at the University of California's Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation and at PRIO's Centre for the Study of Civil War. His research interests include international security, civil conflict, the environment, and development, and his work has appeared in journals such as Political Geography and Journal of Peace Research. His current work focuses on the political and economic consequences of environmental degradation and climate change for peace, security, and stability in the developing world, with a particular emphasis on Africa. Dr. Hendrix received his PhD in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego.