Michael G. Findley is an Associate Professor in the Government Department and LBJ School of Public Affairs (courtesy) at the University of Texas at Austin. His research and teaching address political violence, international political economy, and international development. He uses field experiments, statistical and computational models and some interviews, and conducts ongoing fieldwork in numerous countries including Uganda, South Africa, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nepal, and Malawi. 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 Strategic Management Journal, and World Development, among others. Findley also works with international organizations some of which include the World Bank, USAID, the African Development Bank, UNICEF, UN Peacebuilding Fund, the International Aid Transparency Initiative, and many aid recipient countries.