Education: Ph.D. University of California at Berkeley 1997
Research Interests: Comparative Politics, Comparative Public Administration, African Politics, Political Economy, Comparative Democratization.
"Mozambique's Slide into One-Party Rule, "Journal of Democracy, 21/2 (April 2010), 151-165.
"Bilateral donors and aid conditionality in post-conflict peace building: the case of Mozambique," (with Monica Malbrough), Journal of Modern African Studies, vol. 48, no. 1 (2010), 143-169.
"War to Peace via Democratization in Mozambique: The Role of Aid Conditionality," (with Monica Malbrough), Taiwan Journal of Democracy, vol. 5, no.1 (July 2009), 77-91.
"Revisting the 'Morderating Effects of Incumbency': A Comparative Study of Government Participation and Political Extremism," (with William Downs and Rich Engstrom), Journal of Contemporary European Studies, vol. 17, no. 2 (August 2009), 151-169.
The Making of Democrats: Elections and Party Development in Bosnia, El Salvador and Mozambique (NY: Palgrave, 2008).
The Politics of Peace in Mozambique: Post-Conflict Democratization, 1992-2000 (Westport, CT: Praeger, 2002).
"Party-Building on the Heels of War: El Salvador, Bosnia, Kosovo and Mozambique," Democratization, 14/2 (April 2007), 1-20.
"Political Elites and Democratic State-building Efforts in Bosnia and Iraq," Democratization, 13/5 (December 2006), 724-38.
"African Party Systems after the Third Wave," Party Politics, 11/6, (2005), 707-727.