Ph.D., Princeton University
M.A., Princeton University
B.A., College of William & Mary, summa cum laude
Richard Jordan's research and teaching interests include international politics, grand strategy, crisis decisionmaking, emerging technologies, and mathematical models of (in)equality. His work uses game theory and historical cases to analyze how states and leaders bargain before, during, and after conflict.
Courses at Baylor
PSC 3315 Fundamentals of International Politics: Fall 2016
PSC 4316 Grand Strategy
Publications and Working Papers
“A Bargain Might not Exist: New Rationalist Explanations for War"
“War has its own Momentum"
“Symbolic Victory: Signaling Strength through Battlefield Choice"
“Fanatical Peace" with Kristopher Ramsay
"Deciding Like Cases Alike" with Benjamin Johnson