Megan Turnbull is an Assistant Professor in the Department of International Affairs at the University of Georgia. Her research examines the drivers of election violence, armed group politics, community mobilization against political violence, and how election violence shapes voting behavior. Her work has been published in World Development, International Security, and Political Science Quarterly. During the 2021-22 academic year, she will be a Postdoctoral Fellow in the International Security Program at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School where she will work on a book manuscript that studies political order and the organization of election violence in Nigeria. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Brown University.