Associate Professor Bill Kissane is currently a professor of politics in London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)’s Government Department. He has degrees in English literature (BA, MA TCD), Sociology (MSc LSE) and Political Science (PhD LSE). He has been working full-time at the LSE since 1999 and teaches courses in Comparative Democratization and Civil Wars. Author of many articles and five books. His most recent publications have been After Civil War: Division, Reconstruction and Reconciliation in Contemporary Europe (Penn Press, 2015) and Nations Torn Asunder: the Challenge of Civil War (OUP, 2016).