I am an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the London School of Economics and Political Science. My research focuses on the politics of international development spending, electoral manipulation, and maritime piracy. My research largely focuses on Sub-Saharan Africa, especially Malawi, Kenya, Uganda and Somalia.

You can review some of my ongoing research here. My published research appears in World Politics, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Conflict Resolution, British Journal of Political Science and World Development.