Harry Blair is presently Visiting Fellow in Political Science at Yale. During 2001-2013, he was Senior Research Scholar and Lecturer, and during 2004-2013, he served as Associate Chair of the Department, retiring in June 2013. Previously he taught at Bucknell, Colgate, Cornell and Rutgers Universities. His research interests currently focus on democratization in developing countries, particularly on civil society and decentralization, in South and Southeast Asia as well as more generally. His articles have appeared in American Political Science Review, Comparative Politics, Journal of Development Studies, and World Development among others. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.