Authors

J.R. Mailey

J.R. Mailey is a Visiting Scholar at the US-Korea Institute at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He is also a Senior Policy Analyst for Natural Resources & Conflict at the Enough Project. Prior to joining Enough, J.R. was a Research Associate at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, where he specialized in natural resources, corruption and security in Africa. While at the Africa Center, he authored the ACSS Special Report, “The Anatomy of the Resource Curse: Predatory Investment in Africa’s Extractive Industries.” He also previously worked as a researcher for the US-China Economic & Security Review Commission, where he was co-author of “The 88 Queensway Group: A Case Study in Chinese Investors’ Operations in Angola and Beyond.”