Mike Tierney is the George and Mary Hylton Professor of Government and International Relations at the College of William & Mary, and co-directs the Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations. His interests include international organizations, international relations theory, political economy of development and institutions, and foreign aid.
Jason Lyall is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and Director of the Political Violence FieldLab at Yale University. He is also a faculty associate of Yale’s Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS), Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, and MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies. He served as Technical Adviser for USAID’s Measuring the Impact of Stabilization Initiatives (MISTI) project in Afghanistan for 2012-15.