Milton Mueller is an internationally prominent scholar specializing in the political economy of information and communication. He is the co-founder and director of the Internet Governance Project, a policy analysis center for global internet governance. The author of seven books and scores of journal articles, his work informs not only public policy but also science and technology studies, law, economics, communications, and international studies. His books "Will the Internet Fragment?" (Polity, 2017), "Networks and States: The Global Politics of Internet Governance" (MIT Press, 2010) and "Ruling the Root: Internet Governance and the Taming of Cyberspace" (MIT Press, 2002) are acclaimed scholarly accounts of the global governance regime emerging around the internet. Mueller’s research employs the theoretical tools of institutional economics, and political economy, as well as historical, qualitative and quantitative methods.