Jeffrey A. Friedman

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor

I am an Assistant Professor of Government at Dartmouth College. My research focuses on the ways in which risk and uncertainty shape high-stakes decisions, particularly in the domain of national security. At Dartmouth, I teach courses on foreign policy, civil conflict, intelligence analysis, and research methods in security studies.

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My book, War and Chance: Assessing Probability in International Politics is forthcoming with Oxford University Press. My research has also been published by the American Journal of Political ScienceInternational OrganizationInternational SecurityInternational Studies QuarterlyIntelligence and National Security, the Journal of Conflict ResolutionPolitical PsychologySecurity Studies, and the U.S. Army War College.

I am committed to interdisciplinary scholarship, having held fellowships at five interdisciplinary centers: the Dickey Center for International Understanding, the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, the Tobin Project, and the Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse, France. I received my Ph.D. from the Harvard Kennedy School in 2013.

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224 Silsby
HB 6108
The John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding
A.B. Harvard College
Ph.D. Harvard University

Selected Publications