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Daryl Press
Associate Professor, Department of Government, Dartmouth College

Daryl Press received his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research focuses on international security and U.S. foreign policy. Prof. Press has written on crisis decision making, the sources of credibility in international politics, the effects of technological change on the future conduct of war, the effects of war on the globalized economy, and U.S. foreign policy alternatives. Press has three ongoing research projects. One is on nuclear weapons: their effects on crisis dynamics during the Cold War, and the changing nuclear balance of power today. A second project examines the impact of selection effects in studies of deterrence and economic sanctions. A third project is on the effectiveness of various strategies of counterinsurgency. Professor Press held postdoctoral fellowships at the Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, at Harvard University and the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) at Stanford. He is an Associate of the Olin Institute, a consultant at the RAND Corporation, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.