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Dave Ohls Professorial Lecturer Politics, Governance & Economics

Dave Ohls
SIS | Politics, Governance & Economics
East Quad Building 111
Dave Ohls is a Professorial Lecturer at the School of International Service and Interim Program Director of the Global Governance, Politics, and Security Program. His research spans a variety of topics in international security, including understanding the competing threats of coups and civil wars in producing inter-ethnic powersharing, exploring the radicalization and counter-terrorism effects of drone strike campaigns, and modeling the dynamics of costly signaling in the context of endogenous power shifts brought on by weapons acquisition. He has a particular interest in research design, statistical analysis, and game theoretic/formal modeling approaches to international relations.
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Spring 2024

  • SIS-750 Res/Prof Meth in Int'l Affairs: Strat Analysis: Game Theory

  • SISU-306 Adv Int'l Studies Research: Game Theory in Int'l Relations

Fall 2024

  • SIS-600 Int'l Affairs Stats & Methods

  • SISU-380 Topics in Global & Comp Govern: Pol Viol: War/Rebellion/Terror