Political Science

Rose McDermott

David and Marianna Fisher University Professor of International Relations, Professor of Political Science
Areas of Expertise Political Psychology, International Security, Experimental methods, Gender and Politics, Biological and Genetic Bases of Political Behavior
Office Hours Until April 1st, by ZOOM on Mondays 3:00pm-4:00pm; After April 1st in person on Wednesdays 6:00pm-7:00pm


Rose McDermott is the David and Mariana Fisher University Professor of International Relations at Brown University and a Fellow in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She works in the areas of political psychology. She received her Ph.D.(Political Science) and M.A. (Experimental Social Psychology) from Stanford University and has also taught at Cornell and UCSB. She has held fellowships at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, the Olin Institute for Strategic Studies and the Women and Public Policy Program, all at Harvard University, and has been a fellow at the Stanford Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences twice. She is the author of five books, a co-editor of two additional volumes, and author of over two hundred academic articles across a wide variety of disciplines.