I am currently an assistant professor in the University of Idaho's Department of Politics and Philosophy. I have recently completed my dissertation "Outlaw Heaven: How States Become Tax Havens," which will serve as a platform for my research agenda. Specifically, I study the relationship between tax havens and transnational organized crime syndicates and terrorist groups, as well the enabling effect tax havens have on dictators and their ability to become kleptocrats.
I received a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Political Science from the University of Kentucky, as well as a Bachelors of Arts degree from The University of Chicago and a Masters of Arts from Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Idaho, I was an adjunct professor at the University of Cincinnati's Department of Political Science from 2006 to 2012, as well as a Visiting Instructor of Politics at Centre College during the Fall of 2016.
My current CV can be found here.