Jon Temin "is the director of USIP's Sudan program. He travels to Sudan frequently to assess developments and meet with government officials, civil society leaders and international actors. Prior to joining the Institute he spent five years with the non-governmental organization CHF International designing development and peacebuilding programs throughout Africa and elsewhere. He has working experience in more than a dozen countries across Africa, Latin America and Eastern Europe. He is the author of more than a dozen publications focusing on Africa, conflict, governance and media in respected journals, edited volumes and newspapers. He holds a B.A. from Swarthmore College and an M.A. in International Relations from The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. He is a former Fulbright Fellow in Ghana."