David Kinsella is Professor and Chair of Political Science, and Director of the Public Affairs and Policy Ph.D. program in the Mark O. Hatfield School of Government at Portland State University. He has served as Editor-in-Chief of International Studies Perspectives and has held faculty positions at American University and the University of Missouri. His primary areas of research are the global arms trade, regional conflict, democratic peace, and just war theory.
Harvey Starr is the Dag Hammarskjï¿½ld Professor in International Affairs at the University of South Carolina. He is author or co-author of 14 books and monographs, including World Politics: The Menu for Choice, now in its 10th edition.