Laura Seay


Proud Texan. Political scientist. I study community & NGO responses to state failure & conflict in central Africa.

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Revisiting some old friends in the African civil-military relations section of my bookshelves.

Latest addition to the #SWEDOW prize pack: a Chairman Obamao tshirt. Join the group:

Finishing the evening with a Nutella-strawberry-banana crepe from Crepe Revolution.

Thanks to the AUC African Students Association for sponsoring tonight's panel - and for my SAH-WEET new tshirt!

Not sure anything sums up #KONY2012 better than this:

Our assigned gate has no seats. Like, literally:

Doing interviews on Invisible Children from what's functioning as the "office" for today:

This doesn't suck. #springbreakhaiti

This'll wake me up.

Which boots to wear?

I collect Communist propaganda posters on cooperation w/Africa. Check out the semi-terrifying gem that arrived:

Stand-by, tweeps; I'm about to give props. Their new digital lounge at LGA is pretty great. Free iPads.

Spent the afternoon shopping my way through New York. Some great African studies scores from Strand, as usual:

My fave NYC dinner

Texas Monthly did the only proper thing to do under these circumstances: ran an obituary for Dublin Dr. Pepper:

Found a chart from very early days of working on my dissertation proposal. Final project looked nothing like it!

This year's NCAA tourney SWEDOW prize pack is shaping up to be really special for our winner.

Well, Nutella Icebox Pie is absurdly delicious.

Lunching at ' new . Why shouldn't fries drenched in maple syrup be awesome?

Lest you think I'm kidding about all the orange.