Ted Miguel is a professor of economics at UC Berkeley. His main research focus is African economic development, including work on the economic causes and consequences of violence; the impact of ethnic divisions on local collective action; and interactions between health, education, and productivity for the poor. He has conducted field work in Kenya, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and India.
Thomas Christiano is Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellow at the Princeton University Center for Human Values and professor of philosophy and law at the University of Arizona and co-director of the Rogers Program in Law and Society at the University of Arizona.
Jessica Gottlieb is a PhD Candidate in her fifth year at Stanford. She is conducting research on political development and government accountability in poor countries. Her dissertation focuses on one developing democracy, Mali. Variation across Mali's 703 democratically-run municipalities permits comparative analysis of the determinants of accountability at the local level.
Guillermo Trejo is a professor of political science at Duke University. His research interests include Comparative Politics, Behavior and Identities, Security, Peace, and Conflict, and Political Institutions.
Arash Abizadeh is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science and an associate member of the Department of Philosophy, McGill University, and specializes in contemporary political theory and the history of political philosophy.