Bryce W. Reeder (Ph.D. University of Illinois) is currently an Assistant Professor of Political Science and affiliate of the Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri. He holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Illinois and a B.A. in Political Science from Boise State University. His research investigates the dynamics of political violence and the evolution and effectiveness of UN peacekeeping missions and has appeared in several academic journals, such as International Studies Quarterly, International Studies Review, and Democratization.