David Siegel

Associate Professor of Political Science

External Address: 
140 Science Drive, 294H Gross Hall, Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 
(919) 660-4306
Specialties: 
Security, Peace, Conflict, Political Economy, Political Institutions, Behavior Identities, Methods

David A Siegel (Stanford Ph.D., 2006) is Associate Professor of Political Science. His research addresses the theoretical determinants of collective action in the contexts of political violence and terrorism, elections, and opinion and identity formation. He has published in journals such as the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, and Journal of Politics, and is the coauthor of A Behavioral Theory of Elections and A Mathematics Course for Political and Social Research, both from Princeton University Press. Prior to coming to Duke, he was on faculty at Florida State University.

Education

  • Ph.D., Stanford University 2006

Moore, WH, and Siegel, DA. A Mathematics Course for Political and Social Research. Princeton University Press, 2013.

Bendor, J, Diermeier, D, Siegel, DA, and Ting, MM. A behavioral theory of elections. January 17, 2011.

Bendor, J, Diermeier, D, Siegel, DA, and Ting, MM. A behavioral theory of elections. January 17, 2011.

Shapiro, JN, and Siegel, DA. "Underfunding in terrorist organizations." Mathematical Methods in Counterterrorism. December 1, 2009. 349-382. Full Text

Bendor, J, Kumar, S, and Siegel, DA. "Rational parties and retrospective voters." January 1, 2007. 1-28. Full Text

Shapiro, JN, and Siegel, DA. "Coordination and security." Journal of Peace Research 52.3 (May 2015): 312-322. Full Text

Golder, M, Golder, SN, and Siegel, DA. "Response to Martin and Vanberg: Evaluating a Stochastic Model of Government Formation." The Journal of Politics 76.4 (October 2014): 880-886. Full Text

Gaskins, B, Golder, M, and Siegel, DA. "Religious Participation, Social Conservatism, and Human Development." The Journal of Politics 75.04 (October 2013): 1125-1141. Full Text

Gaskins, B, Golder, M, and Siegel, DA. "Religious Participation and Economic Conservatism." American Journal of Political Science (March 2013): n/a-n/a. Full Text

Siegel, DA. "Social networks and the mass media." American Political Science Review 107.4 (January 1, 2013): 786-805. Full Text

Siegel, DA. "Voter Turnout: A Social Theory of Political Participation. By Meredith Rolfe." The Journal of Politics 75 (2013). (Review)

Golder, M, Golder, SN, and Siegel, DA. "Modeling the Institutional Foundation of Parliamentary Government Formation." The Journal of Politics 74.2 (April 2012): 427-445. Full Text

Shapiro, JN, and Siegel, DA. "Moral Hazard, Discipline, and the Management of Terrorist Organizations." World Politics 64.01 (January 2012): 39-78. Full Text

Siegel, DA. "When Does Repression Work? Collective Action in Social Networks." The Journal of Politics 73.4 (October 2011): 993-1010. Full Text

Pages

COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH WORKSHOP: Behavioral Models of Politics awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2015 to 2016