William J. Long is professor and chair at the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is the author of three books and numerous articles on conflict resolution, international cooperation, and trade and technology transfer policy. He was a senior fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace in 2009-10.
Pandemics and Peace examines disease surveillance networks of the Mekong Basin, Middle East, and East Africa to answer two interrelated questions:
Why is interstate cooperation in an area of national vulnerability occurring among countries with a history of conflict?
How do public-private networks deliver transnational public goods (health), and what factors facilitate or impede effective and legitimate transnational governance?