Muna Ndulo (DPhil, Oxford) is Professor of Law and Director of the Institute for African Development at Cornell University. He is also Honorary Professor of Law at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and Extraordinary Professor of Law at Free State University. He has extensive international and UN experience, and has served as a consultant for organizations including the World Bank, the African Development Bank, the Economic Commission for Africa, and the International Development Law Organization.Nicolas van de Walle (PhD, Princeton University) is Maxwell M. Upson Professor in the Department of Government, Cornell University. He has published widely on democratization and foreign aid issues, with special focus on Africa. In addition, he has served as a consultant for international organizations including the World Bank, USAID, and UNDP.