ABOUT THE PROFESSORS
Professor Philip Martin teaches courses on conflict and peacebuilding, comparative politics, and Africa, with. His research focuses on the legacies of civil wars for state formation and democracy, using archival, interview, and survey-based methods.
Professor Jo-Marie Burt has published widely on political violence, state-society relations, human rights and transitional justice in Latin America. More recently, her research has focused on the ways post-conflict societies confront demands for justice and accountability after atrocity.
Professor Colin Dueck's research focuses on the relationship between party politics, presidential leadership, American conservatism, and U.S. foreign policy strategies. He has worked as a foreign policy adviser on several Republican presidential campaigns, and acted as a consultant for the Department of State, the Department of Defense, and the National Security Council.