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     Andrew Kydd

Title: Professor
Office: 322C North Hall
Office Hours: https://kb.wisc.edu/polisci/page.php?id=28163
Phone: 608.263.2024
Has Voicemail: Yes
E-Mail: kydd@wisc.edu
Keywords: Armed Conflict, Conflict Resolution, Foreign Policy, Genocide, Methodology, Peace, Political Violence
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Andrew Kydd received his Ph. D. in Political Science from the University of Chicago in 1996 and taught at the University of California, Riverside and Harvard University before joining the Department of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin in the fall of 2007. His interests center on the game theoretic analysis of international security issues such as proliferation, terrorism, trust and conflict resolution. He has published articles in the American Political Science Review, International Organization, World Politics, and International Security, among other journals. His book, Trust and Mistrust in International Relations, was published in 2005 by Princeton University Press and won the 2006 Conflict Processes Best Book Award.

Recent Publications

Andrew Kydd “Pulling the Plug: Can There be a Deal with China on Korean Unification,” The Washington Quarterly, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp 63-77 (Summer 2015).   
Andrew Kydd International Relations Theory: The Game Theoretic Approach, Cambridge University Press, 2015.   
Andrew Kydd, Scott Straus, “The Road to Hell? Third-Party Intervention to Prevent Atrocities.” American Journal of Political Science 2013.   
Andrew Kydd, Barbara F. Walter. "A win-win strategy for the Palestinians." Los Angeles Times. Sept 29, 2011.
Andrew Kydd, "Terrorism and Profiling." Terrorism and Political Violence 23, 3 (2011): 458-73.   
Andrew Kydd, "Rationalist Approaches to Conflict Prevention." Annual Review of Political Science 13 (2010).   
Andrew Kydd, "Learning Together, Growing Apart: Global Warming, Energy Policy and International Trust." Energy Policy 38, 6 (2010):2675-80.   
Andrew Kydd, Barbara F. Walter. "By Focusing on Planes, Terrorists Take a Calculated Risk."  Los Angeles Times.  Reprinted in The Press of Atlantic City, Sunday, February 7, 2010. 

Andrew Kydd "Trade Troops for Unification in North Korea."  Wisconsin State Journal.  July 24, 2009.  Page A12
Andrew Kydd Reputation and Cooperation: Guzman on International Law.  International Theory, Vol 1, No. 2 (July 2009) pp. 295-305.   

Current Courses taught for Spring 2016-2017

377 - Nuclear Weapons & World Politics

Instructors: Andrew Kydd      Field: International Relations