Tarila Marclint Ebiede is a Political Scientist and Researcher working on sustainable peacebuilding in Africa. He has conducted extensive research on political violence and the reintegration of ex-combatants in Nigeria. His research has been published in specialised journals such as African Security, African Conflict and Peacebuilding Review, and Stability: International Journal of Security and Development. He is a Non-Resident Fellow at Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), Abuja, Nigeria and Co-founder of Conflict Research Network West Africa (CORN - West Africa). He holds a PhD in Social Sciences from KU Leuven, Belgium.