Dr. Donald Beaudette’s research explores the relationship between so-called civil policing, counterinsurgency and insurgent vigilantism in the context of civil war. He also maintains a general interest in the politics of ethnic conflict and is the co-author of several papers exploring the relationship between ethnic/linguistic segregation and electoral and policy outcomes in Europe. After completing his MA in Irish Politics at Queen’s University Belfast, Beaudette conducted his doctoral work at Emory University. He is currently working on a book manuscript based on the findings of his dissertation research. Prior to his appointment at Oxford, Dr. Beaudette worked as a consultant for the World Bank. He held a position as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Morehouse College (Atlanta, GA) for the 2013-14 academic year.