Leslie Johns received her Ph.D. in 2008 from the Department of Politics at New York University. She also holds a B.F.A. and M.S. from Carnegie Mellon University. Her research focuses upon the use of international organizations to resolve interstate disputes. Her work has appeared in journals such as International Organization and Journal of Conflict Resolution.
Bruce E. Cain, Heller Professor of Political Science and Director of the UC, Washington Center, came to UC Berkeley in 1989 from the California Institute of Technology, where he taught from 1976 to 1989. A summa cum laude graduate of Bowdoin College (1970), he studied as a Rhodes Scholar (1970-1972) at Trinity College, Oxford. In 1976 he received his Ph.D.
Jasjeet S. Sekhon is Associate Professor of Political Science and Statistics at University of California, Berkeley. His current research focuses on methods for causal inference in observational and experimental studies and evaluating social science, public health and medical interventions.
Jen Haskell is a third-year doctoral candidate with an interest in Chinese politics and international relations.