Hans-Inge Langø is a PhD candidate in the Department of Government at UT Austin concentrating on International Relations and Methodology. His dissertation focuses on the intersection of intra and interstate war and why civil war governments sometimes retaliate against external rebel supporters. Before coming to UT he worked as a junior research fellow at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), with a particular focus on cyber security and power. He also has experience from various think tanks in Washington, D.C., including contributing analysis on defense spending and policy for the Sustainable Defense Task force and the Domenici-Rivlin Debt Reduction Task Force. He holds an M.A. in International Relations from Boston University and a B.A. in Journalism from Oslo University College.