Scott de Marchi

Scott de Marchi

Professor of Political Science

External Address: 
140 Science Drive, 294F Gross, Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708-0204
(919) 660-4342
Methods, American Politics, Security, Peace, Conflict, Political Economy, Political Institutions, Behavior Identities

His work focuses on mathematical methods, especially computational social science, machine learning, and mixed methods. Substantively, he examines individual decision-making in contexts that include the American Congress and presidency, bargaining in legislatures, interstate conflict, and voting behavior. He has been an external fellow at the Santa Fe Institute and the National Defense University and is currently a principal investigator for NSF’s EITM program.


  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1998
  • M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1993
  • B.A., Wake Forest University 1990