Associate Director of the Center on Conflict and Development at Texas A&M University
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.
Shahriar Kibriya is the Associate Director of the Center on Conflict and Development at Texas A&M University. He has more than eight years of professional and research experience on international development, public policy, quantitative studies of social science, and food security in fragile societies. He specializes in building mathematical models of conflict, food security of developing nations, public policy and modern implications of inductive causation. Dr. Kibriya has authored several academic articles and conference publications. He has also developed several concept notes and is involved in the implementation of development projects and research in Asia and Africa.