Alex Debs

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Associate Professor of Political Science

Contact:

115 Prospect Street, Rosenkranz Hall,  Room 311
1(203) 432-3948
alexandre.debs@yale.edu

Education:

  • Ph.D., Economics, MIT, June 2007
  • M.Phil. (with Distinction), Economic and Social History, Oxford, June 2002
  • B.Sc., Economics and Mathematics, Université de Montréal, June 2000

Bio:

Alexandre Debs is Associate Professor of Political Science at Yale University. His research focuses on the causes of war, nuclear proliferation, and democratization. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in top political science and international relations journals, such as the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, International Organization, and International Security. He is the author of the book Nuclear Politics: The Strategic Causes of Proliferation (with Nuno Monteiro), published by Cambridge University Press in 2017. His Google Scholar page is here.

Alexandre serves on the editorial board of the American Political Science Review and will serve as Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Political Science at Yale University starting in January 2021.

Alexandre received a Ph.d. degree in Economics from M.I.T., an M.Phil. in Economic and Social History from the University of Oxford as a Rhodes scholar, and a B.Sc. in Economics and Mathematics from Universite de Montreal..

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Interests:

  • causes of war
  • nuclear proliferation
  • democratization

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