Dr. Leah McMillan is Assistant Professor of International Development at Tyndale University College. Her most recent publications examine the extent to which global education policy can incorporate local actors into policy implementation mechanisms. Currently, she is researching for a multi-year project that analyzes natural resource governance in Sub-Saharan Africa. Her first case study is Ghana, where she will be traveling in the spring of 2013. Outside of research and teaching, Leah is a non-competitive fitness addict whose participation in running and climbing events over the years has raised over $5000 for charities.