Allan Dafoe

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Assistant Professor of Political Science
115 Prospect St, Room 332


Ph.D. in Political Science in 2012, University of California, Berkeley.
M.A. in Economics, University of California, Berkeley.

Allan Dafoe is Assistant Professor of Political Science and a research fellow at the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies. His research examines the causes of war, with emphases on the character and causes of the liberal peace, reputational phenomena such as honor and tests of resolve, and escalation dynamics. His research employs statistical methods and formal theory. In the fall of 2012, Dafoe will teach the Ph.D. course “Advanced Quantitative Methods”, and an undergraduate seminar on “The Logic of Conflict Escalation”. He is also a Research Fellow at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University, Sweden.
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