M.Phil., Oxford University
B.Sc., Universite de Montreal
Alexandre Debs is Associate Professor of Political Science at Yale University, where he is also a Research Fellow at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies. He is interested in the causes of war, nuclear proliferation, and democratization. His previous work has appeared or is forthcoming in the American Political Science Review, the Economics of Peace and Security Journal, International Organization, the Journal of Conflict Resolution, the Journal of the History of Economic Thought, and the Quarterly Journal of Political Science. He is the author of Nuclear Politics: The Strategic Causes of Proliferation (with Nuno P. Monteiro, Cambridge University Press, forthcoming). He received his doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2007.
Professor Debs is on leave during the 2015-2016 academic year.
Nuclear Politics: The Strategic Causes of Proliferation (with Nuno P. Monteiro, Cambridge University Press, forthcoming).
- The Strategic Logic of Proliferation, with Nuno Monteiro, International Security. 39(2): 7-51, 2014
- Known Unknowns: Power Shifts, Uncertainty, and War, with Nuno Monteiro, International Organization. 68(1): 1-31, 2014.
- Inequality under Democracy: Explaining the Left Decade in Latin America, with Gretchen Helmke, Quarterly Journal of Political Science. 5(3): 209-241, 2010.
- Regime Type, the Fate of Leaders and War, with H.E. Goemans, American Political Science Review. 104(3): 430-445, 2010. Copyright Cambridge University Press.
- Circumstances, Domestic Audiences, and Reputational Incentives in International Crisis Bargaining, with Jessica Weiss, Journal of Conflict Resolution (forthcoming).