David Siegel

David Siegel

Professor of Political Science

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

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, Will H., and David A. Siegel. A Mathematics Course for Political and Social Research. Princeton University Press, 2013.

Bendor, J., et al. A behavioral theory of elections. 2011, pp. 1–254.

Bendor, J., et al. A behavioral theory of elections. 2011.

Siegel, D. “Democratic Institutions and Political Networks.” The Oxford Handbook of Political Networks, Oxford University Press, 2017.

Shapiro, J. N., and D. A. Siegel. “Underfunding in terrorist organizations.” Mathematical Methods in Counterterrorism, 2009, pp. 349–82. Scopus, doi:10.1007/978-3-211-09442-6_21. Full Text

Bendor, J., et al. Rational parties and retrospective voters. Vol. 17, 2007, pp. 1–28. Scopus, doi:10.1016/S1571-0386(06)17001-5. Full Text

Foster, M. J., and D. A. Siegel. “Pink Slips from the Underground: Changes in Terror Leadership.” International Studies Quarterly, vol. 63, no. 2, June 2019, pp. 231–43. Scopus, doi:10.1093/isq/sqz017. Full Text

Mele, C. S., and D. A. Siegel. “Identifiability, state repression, and the onset of ethnic conflict.” Public Choice, Jan. 2019. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s11127-019-00664-w. Full Text

Siegel, D. A. “Analyzing Computational Models.” American Journal of Political Science, vol. 62, no. 3, July 2018, pp. 745–59. Scopus, doi:10.1111/ajps.12364. Full Text

Mele, C. S., and D. A. Siegel. “Identity, repression, and the threat of ethnic conflict in a strong state.” Journal of Theoretical Politics, vol. 29, no. 4, Oct. 2017, pp. 578–98. Scopus, doi:10.1177/0951629817710562. Full Text

Shapiro, J. N., and D. A. Siegel. “Coordination and security: How mobile communications affect insurgency.” Journal of Peace Research, vol. 52, no. 3, Jan. 2015, pp. 312–22. Scopus, doi:10.1177/0022343314559624. Full Text

Golder, M., et al. “Response to Martin and Vanberg: Evaluating a stochastic model of government formation.” Journal of Politics, vol. 76, no. 4, Jan. 2014, pp. 880–86. Scopus, doi:10.1017/S002238161400053X. Full Text

Gaskins, B., et al. “Religious participation, social conservatism, and human development.” Journal of Politics, vol. 75, no. 4, Oct. 2013, pp. 1125–41. Scopus, doi:10.1017/S0022381613000765. Full Text

Siegel, D. A. “Social networks and the mass media.” American Political Science Review, vol. 107, no. 4, Jan. 2013, pp. 786–805. Scopus, doi:10.1017/S0003055413000452. Full Text

Gaskins, B., et al. “Religious Participation and Economic Conservatism.” American Journal of Political Science, vol. 57, no. 4, Jan. 2013, pp. 823–40. Scopus, doi:10.1111/ajps.12024. Full Text

Siegel, David A. “Will you accept the government's friend request? Social networks and privacy concerns..” Plos One, vol. 8, no. 11, Jan. 2013. Epmc, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0080682. Full Text

Pages

Selected Grants

Ralph Bunche Summer Institute-2019 awarded by National Science Foundation (Course Faculty). 2019 to 2022

Collaborative Research: Decreasing Actions: Integrating Theory and Data to Assess Government Policy Options awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2018 to 2020

Workshop: Behavioral Models of Politics awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2017 to 2018

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