Professor 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.
Danielle Thomsen is an Assistant Professor in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. She received her Ph.D. from Cornell University in 2014. Before coming to Syracuse, she was a post-doctoral fellow in the Political Institutions and Public Choice Program (PIPC) at Duke University.
Michael Callen research uses experiments to identify ways to address accountability and service delivery failures in the public sector, working primarily in Afghanistan and in Pakistan. His primary interests are political economy, development economics, and experimental economics.
Jacob T. Levy is Tomlinson Professor of Political Theory, Professor of Political Science, and associated faculty in the Department of Philosophy at McGill University. He is the coordinator of McGill’s Research Group on Constitutional Studies and Montreal’s Groupe de Recherche Interuniversitaire en Philosophie Politique, and the founding director of McGill’s Yan P.
Professor Robert F. Trager is an associate professor in the political science department at the University of California, Los Angeles. His research focuses on how states form beliefs about the intentions of other states, and in particular on the role of diplomacy.