Dr Caryn Peiffer is co-investigator on the 'Islands of Integrity' project funded by the British Academy/Global Challenges Research Fund Sustainable Development Grant programme. She is Lecturer in International Public Policy at the University of Bristol and a former DLP Research Fellow.
As a researcher in the Global Experience of Corruption project (University of Strathclyde), Caryn examined what determines who asks for bribes and who pays them. She has also done research for Transparency International, DFID, AFD, and SIDA, and has worked in India, Zambia and Botswana. She holds a PhD in Political Science from Claremont Graduate University.