Dan Alexander

Dan Alexander

  • Assistant Professor of Political Science

PhD, University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, 2017

Office Location
Harkness 311
Web Address
Office Hours
W 10:30am-12:00pm
by appointment


Fields: American political institutions, political economy, vote buying, electoral accountability, formal models of contests

Dan Alexander's research focuses on electoral and redistributive politics as well as the political economy of food policy. Current projects examine a model of the manipulation of political appointees' beliefs by career civil servants and the electoral roots of political polarization. His work has been published in the Journal of Politics, Games and Economic Behavior, and International Studies Quarterly.

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