Adam Meirowitz, a famend political economist whose theoretical approaches have superior the research of worldwide relations within the space of technique and battle in addition to our understanding of home political establishments, has been appointed the Damon Wells Professor of Political Science.
He’s a member of the College of Arts and Sciences within the Division of Political Science with a secondary appointment within the Division of Economics.
Meirowitz, who’s acknowledged as the most effective formal theorists of his technology, joined the Yale school on July 1, 2022 after beforehand holding named professorships on the College of Utah and Princeton College. He’s an skilled on the use and misuse of data in strategic conditions, and his analysis focuses on the appliance of recreation principle to the research of governance, collective decision-making and army battle. Over the course of his profession, he has made substantial contributions throughout a number of vital subfields in political science: his analysis examines bureaucratic delegation, info aggregation in voting, and mediation of battle between nations, and has formed the subfields of worldwide relations, American politics, and comparative politics. Furthermore, his methodological approaches are a mannequin for students within the area.
He’s a number one innovator in the usage of recreation principle to grasp organizations, governance, electoral politics, and choice-making, and his work as a proper theorist has made a substantive influence within the space of political economic system. In 2012, he was awarded the Social Selection and Welfare Prize, which is awarded each two years to the very best scholar beneath the age of 40 working within the area of social alternative principle or welfare economics.
Meirowitz’s scholarship has been supported by funds from the Nationwide Science Basis and his revealed work covers subjects as various as arms gross sales and battle, shareholder voting, political lobbying, the function of cash and events in politics, deliberation, delegation, studying in evolution and ecological programs, strategic voting in Congress and the existence of equilibria in sure forms of massive video games. His paper, “Spatial Fashions of Delegation” (coauthored with Jonathan Bendor) obtained the 2005 Heinz Eulau Award for the very best paper revealed within the American Political Science Evaluation. He’s the coauthor (with Nolan McCarty) of the field-defining e-book “Political Sport Idea,” and his scholarship has been revealed within the American Political Science Evaluation, Quarterly Journal of Political Science, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, Journal of Political Economic system, Journal of Monetary Economics, Proceedings of the Nationwide Academy of Sciences, in addition to prime principle journals.
He has been an impressive tutorial citizen at his earlier establishments and can probably make vital contributions to mental neighborhood at Yale. Already, he’s a member of advisory committee for the Establishment for Social and Coverage Research program on Democratic Improvements. At Princeton he directed the Quantitative and Analytical Political Science Program, fostering sturdy mental communities in each items.
Meirowitz’s educating has included graduate and undergraduate programs in recreation principle, formal evaluation, mathematical modeling, and non-market technique. He’s a sought-after mentor whose advisees usually receive positions in prime Political Science departments and has obtained awards for graduate educating from his earlier establishments. At Princeton, he performed an instrumental function in incorporating formal strategies coaching into the graduate curriculum. These efforts supported graduate college students throughout Political Science subfields.
Meirowitz earned his Ph.D. at Stanford and a bachelor’s diploma from the College of Rochester.