Jeff Conroy-Krutz is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Michigan State University, where he began work in 2009. His research focuses on political decision-making, particularly surrounding elections, in Sub-Saharan Africa. He is currently working on a book manuscript on mass media, access to political information, and electoral decision-making in Africa, and is beginning a research project on comparative electoral campaign behavior in Africa. To date, he has conducted fieldwork for various research projects in Senegal and Uganda. Jeff received his PhD in Political Science from Columbia University in 2009. In 2009-10, he will teach undergraduate courses in African Politics and Introduction to Comparative Politics at MSU.