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About the author:
Francesco Mancini is Assistant Dean (AA) and Visiting Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, as well as an Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). Francesco is also a Non-resident Senior Adviser at the International Peace Institute (IPI) in New York, an independent, international think-tank devoted to the prevention and settlement of armed conflict. Francesco focuses on conflict analysis and resolution, mediation, and peace building.