I am a game theorist and professor at the Georgetown School of Business. I have a PhD from the University of California at Berkeley. I have published on the game theoretic aspects of war and peace, international agreements, ally behavior and security in the top journals in political science. I now serve as Senior Editor for one of these journals: International Studies Quarterly. In a past academic life I published in the area of pricing and investigated the relevance of my approach to markup pricing in various industries. I am the incoming President of the Peace Science Society International. For the past decade I have served as Ombudsperson for faculty at Georgetown University
What do you do best?
I am a versatile scholar with expertise in many areas. As a result my approach to a topic is typically quite unique and out of the mainstream.
What makes you the best?
I am not the best. But I strive to sustain a meaningful stream of scholarly research that deals with important questions.
Being elected President of the Peace Science Society International, a society of scholars dedicated to the scientific study of peace and conflict.
What are your aspirations?
Personal: To lead a principled, rich and compassionate life.
Business: To advance knowledge in my field.
Most challenging moment?
Most serious professional endeavors are challenging.
"Let there be light"
Albert Schweitzer, JS Bach
Paris, Saigon, Barcelona and Yosemite
The i-phone, Steinway pianos
Music, Tai Chi