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Scott TysonAssociate Professor | QTM


  • Ph.D., Politics, New York University, 2015
  • M.Sc., Economics, Univeristy of Texas at Austin, 2008
  • B.Sc., Pure Mathematics (concentration in analysis), Univeristy of Texas at Austin, 2006
  • B.A., Economics, Univeristy of Texas at Austin, 2006



Recent Publications

2022. “External Validity and Meta-Analysis” (with Tara Slough) American Journal of Political Science, forthcoming

2022. “The Peaceful Transition of Power and the Social Contract” TheJournalof Politics, forthcoming.

2022. “Cross-Workshop Reflections” PS: Political Science and Politics 55 (3): 561-563.

2022. “The Concreteness of Social Knowledge and the Quality of Democratic Choice” (with Kai Ou) PoliticalScienceResearchandMethods, forthcoming

2022. “Sowing the Seeds:  Radicalization as a Political Tool” (with Todd C. Lehmann) AmericanJournalofPoliticalScience 66 (2): 485-500.

2022. “Political Instability and the Failure of Deterrence” (with Livio Di Lonardo) The Journal of Politics 84 (1): 180-193.

2020. “Autocratic Stability in the Shadow of Foreign Threats” (with Livio Di Lonardo sica S. Sun) AmericanPoliticalScienceReview, 114 (4): 1247-1265.


  • QTM 385: Intro Theory 2022