Elliott Bynum is ACLED’s Asia Pacific Regional Specialist. She has been with ACLED since September 2017, initially as a Myanmar researcher, then as the research manager for ACLED’s Southeast Asia desk. She also has held analysis and research coordinator positions at ACLED prior to her current role. Elliott has an MA in Social Justice and Human Rights from Arizona State University and a BA in International Affairs from the George Washington University. She previously worked as a researcher with local human rights organizations on the Thailand-Myanmar border and as a teacher in Myanmar. Her research focuses on political violence and protest in Myanmar.