Michael Kenwick is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania's Perry World House. Michael received his Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University in 2017. His research has been published in the Journal of Politics, European Journal of International Relations, and Conflict Management and Peace Science. Michael's substantive research interests center on the relationship between domestic institutions and conflict processes with an emphasis on civil-military relations. His methodological research centers on measurement validity and data collection in the social sciences. During his time at the Perry World House, Michael will complete a series of articles relating to civilian control of the military and interstate conflict processes. He will also be working on the "Borders and Boundaries in World Politics" project with Professor Beth Simmons.