I am an Associate Professor in Comparative Politics in the School of Government and International Affairs (SGIA) at Durham University.

I specialize in Comparative Political Economy, with a special interest in the relationship between democratic institutions, economic development, and political violence. My research has been published or is forthcoming in the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, International OrganizationPolitical Science Research and Methods, Public Opinion QuarterlyQuarterly Journal of Political Science, and other peer-reviewed journals. My Google Scholar page is here.