Michael Tierney

Michael Tierney
Affiliated Researcher

Mike is a co-founder of AidData, Director of the Institute for the Theory & Practice of International Relations, and Director of International Relations and Associate Professor of Government at William & Mary. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego in 2003. His interests include international organizations, international relations theory, political economy of development and institutions, and foreign aid. He has written numerous articles and book chapters applying agency theory to cases in international relations.