Christian Davenport is a Professor of Peace Studies, Political Science and Sociology at the Kroc Institute – University of Notre Dame as well as Director of the Radical Information Project (RIP) and Stop Our States (SOS). Primary research interests include political conflict (e.g., human rights violations, genocide/politicide, torture, political surveillance/covert repressive action, civil war and social movements), measurement, and racism. Prof. Davenport is the author of numerous books and articles. He is currently engaged in various projects concerning state-challenger interactions in the United States, Rwanda, India and Northern Ireland. He is currently working on two books: “To Kill a Movement: Mobilization, Repression and Demobilization of the Republic of New Africa” and “Pop Struggle: Repression and Dissent in Graphic Novels and Film.” For more information, please refer to the following webpage: www.christiandavenport.com.