Leonardo R. Arriola is Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. He studies the challenges associated with democratic representation and governance in multiethnic societies. His research examines inter-ethnic political cooperation, party competition under identity polarization, and political violence in divided societies. His research has been published in outlets such as the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, and Journal of Politics along with books published by Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press. Examples of publications can be found at his Google Scholar profile.