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J Andres Gannon

Assistant Professor
Faculty Affiliate, Data Science Institute

J Andres Gannon is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Vanderbilt University and a Faculty Affiliate at the Data Science Institute. His research broadly focuses on the political origins of military power, what capabilities states arm themselves with and why, and how that affects states' conduct in international affairs. He has previously held fellowships at the Council on Foreign Relations, Harvard Kennedy School, NATO Defence College, and Notre Dame International Security Center. His academic work has been published in the Journal of Conflict Resolution, International Studies Quarterly, International Interactions, and the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics and his commentary has appeared in The New York Times, BBC, France 24, and The Japan Times. He earned his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego in 2021.