Peace Adzo Medie is a research fellow in the Legon Center for International Affairs and Diplomacy at the University of Ghana. Her teaching and research interests are in the areas of international relations, gender and international security, and civilian protection. She also writes fiction. Her stories are inspired by the contrasts and conflicts that she has observed in Ghana, Liberia, the United States, and other places she has lived. Her short story, “News of a Death”, was published in Slice Magazine (2014, Issue # 14), and The Burning was published in the Four Way Review (2014, Issue # 5)and she is at work on a novel.