Mark Duffield is Emeritus Professor at the Global Insecurities Centre, University of Bristol. He has taught at the Universities of Khartoum, Aston, Birmingham, Leeds and Lancaster. Outside of academia, he was Oxfam’s Country Representative in Sudan during the 1980s. Mark has extensive consultancy experience in humanitarian disasters in Africa, the Balkans and Afghanistan. His books include Global Governance and the New Wars: The Merging of Development and Security (2001) and Development, Security and Unending War: Governing the World of People (2007).