Dr. Mike Dwyer is a political ecologist whose research examines land, forest and energy politics in Southeast Asia, with a focus on Laos and Cambodia. Dr. Dwyer has written about the legacies of Cold War conflict on contemporary rural development and the geographies and policy tradeoffs of land titling and carbon forestry (REDD+). His current work focuses on efforts to “green” the economies of the Mekong Region through a mix of domestic policy and international financing.