Dr. Craig N. Murphy is M. Margaret Ball Professor of International Relations at Wellesley College, MA, USA where he teaches courses in Comparative Politics, International Relations, North/South Relations, and Peace Studies. He also works for the UN Development Programme as its historian. Professor Murphy did his undergraduate work at Grinnell College in Iowa, the Commonwealth Institute in London, and the University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana. His articles have appeared in many policy and scholarly journals, including Contemporary Security Policy, The Democratic Leaders of the Asia-Pacific Forum, International Affairs, International Interactions, International Organization, International Political Science Review, International Studies Quarterly, Millennium, New Political Economy, Polity, and TransAfrica Forum. He was a founding editor of the international public policy journal, Global Governance, which received the 1996 award of the American Association of Publishers for the best new journal in the social sciences, management, and the humanities. He has served as president of the International Studies Association (2000-01), the professional association of scholars of international relations, and as chair of the Academic Council on the UN System (2002-04).