Alan J. Kuperman is Associate Professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin.
"[Constitutions and Conflict Management in Africa] fills a gap in the market as there are relatively few sophisticated analyses of African constitutional design and its relationship with conflict management. Lawyers, political scientists, and anyone interested in international affairs and in how peace can finally be attained on the African continent, will greatly benefit from reading this outstanding collection."-International Journal of Constitutional Law "Based on careful case studies and new data, this excellent volume reflects an important new set of ideas relating to constitutional design and conflict."-Terrence Lyons, George Mason University "Alan Kuperman and his colleagues have brought us a most sophisticated study of the impact of constitutional design on conflict management in AFrica. Their insights are equally relevant to other parts of the world."-Ethnopolitics "The careful process-tracing and close analyses in most chapters are among the volume's strengths and should make it of interest to scholars in diverse areas of the discipline."-Perspectives on Politics