About the Department

Muhammet Bas

Muhammet Bas

Associate Professor of Government
International Relations

Muhammet A. Bas (PhD, University of Rochester, 2007), is an Associate Professor of Government and a Faculty Associate of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. His research is broadly motivated by an interest in factors affecting the likelihood of  international conflict. He identifies a number of particularly important factors that have been understudied in the existing literature, or require re-thinking. These factors are (1) various sources of uncertainty in crisis interactions; (2) emergence and spread of new military technologies, and in particular, nuclear weapons; and (3) changes in the natural environment such as climate change, or natural disasters. In order to address these substantive questions appropriately, Bas develops a number of new statistical methods on strategic interaction, some of which can be fruitfully utilized in other areas of international relations and political science. Follow these links to visit his research website and view his CV. 

Email Address

mbas@gov.harvard.edu

Web Site

Research Website

Phone

617-495-4765

Office Locations

1737 Cambridge Street, CGIS Knafel 209, Cambridge, MA 02138

Office Hours

By appointment

 

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