Andrej Tusicisny

Andrej Tusicisny is a quantitative social scientist. He earned a Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University in New York, with concentrations in international relations and comparative politics. In addition to a doctorate, he also holds three Master’s degrees from Columbia University and the Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI) in Geneva. In the academic year 2013-14, Andrej is a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence.

Drawing on approaches from political science, behavioral economics, and social psychology, Andrej’s behavioral research focuses on the microdynamics of cooperation and conflict. His purely methodological contributions address a fundamental question of how we can draw causal inference from experimental and observational data. On this website, you can browse and download his research articles published in peer-reviewed academic journals, such as Journal of Peace Research and International Political Science Review.

Andrej has taught various political science courses, either as an independent instructor or a teaching assistant. In addition to teaching at Columbia University, his lectures at NATO Defense College and the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies helped senior government officials and military officers from different countries apply the newest insights from the academic field of international relations in their everyday jobs.