Rob Blair is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs at Brown University. His research focuses on international intervention and the consolidation of state authority after civil war, with an emphasis on rule of law and security institutions. He has conducted fieldwork on these and related topics in Colombia, Liberia, Uganda, and Côte d'Ivoire.
Rachel Myrick is a Ph.D. Candidate with an interest in international relations and comparative politics.
Michaela Mattes specializes in International Relations. Her research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of international conflict and cooperation. She focuses on two related sets of questions. First, she studies how adversaries manage and resolve diagreements between them.
Nandita Balakrishnan is a Ph.D. Candidate with a focus on international relations and comparative politics. Her research agenda in security studies includes particular interests in civil-military relations, political violence, and human rights.
Charli Carpenter's teaching and research interests include the politics of war law, transnational advocacy networks, protection of civilians, humanitarian disarmament, and the role of popular culture in global human security policy. She has a particular interest in the gap between intentions and outcomes among advocates of human security.