Alemayehu Weldemariam is currently a graduate student at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution. He has taught political philosophy and conflict studies at Suffolk University’s Government Department in Boston, MA. He also had joint appointments at the University of Texas at Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs and Austin Community College. He has published a book and numerous articles about legal pluralism, human rights, national security, foreign policy, and competition law. He has given talks at various American universities, including the University of Chicago, Villanova University, UC Santa Barbara, and the Ford Hall Forum at Suffolk University. He has appeared on several media outlets such as World Politics Review, Christian Science Monitor, PressTV, BBC, African Arguments, Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, Open Democracy, and Eurasia Review.