Author: Monty G. Marshall
Monty G. Marshall is a research professor in the George Mason University School of Public Policy and director of research at the Center for Global Policy. He established and directs the Center for Systemic Peace; he also directs the Armed Conflict and Intervention (ACI) and Polity IV data projects, which provide annual assessments of violent conflict and governance in all countries of the world. He has been a senior consultant with the U.S. government's Political Instability Task Force since 1998. Dr. Marshall's publications include the Global Report on Conflict, Governance, and State Fragility series; Conflict Trends in Africa; and Third World War: System, Process, and Conflict Dynamics.
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