Nathan Munier is an Associate Professor of International Relations at Tokyo International University and received his Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Research areas are: international political economy, international agreements, African Politics, conflict resources, and migration. He is the author of articles in journals including Resources Policy, Review of African Political Economy and African Security. His book The Political Economy of the Kimberley Process was published with Cambridge University Press in 2020. He is currently working on another book and a joint KAKEN Research Grant.