Michael Weintraub is an associate professor at the Escuela de Gobierno, Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia. His research focuses on armed group behavior, electoral mechanisms in divided societies, and criminal violence. He has articles published or forthcoming in the Journal of Politics, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Conflict Management and Peace Science, Terrorism and Political Violence, Research & Politics, Journal of Theoretical Politics, and Critical Review, in addition to policy-oriented outlets such as the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage and Political Violence at a Glance. Prior to joining the faculty at Uniandes, Dr. Weintraub held fellowships at Yale University’s Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence and at the United States Institute of Peace, and was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Binghamton University (SUNY). He received his B.A. from Vassar College and M.A. and Ph.D. from Georgetown University.