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Mershon Center for International Security Studies

Skyler CranmerCarter Phillips and Sue Henry Associate Professor
Political Science
2032 Derby Hall
154 N. Oval Mall
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B.A., Criminal Justice, San Francisco State University (2002)
M.A., International Relations, San Francisco State University (2003)
M.A., Political Science, University of California-Davis (2007)
Ph.D., Political Science, University of California-Davis (2007)

Skyler J. Cranmer is the Carter Phillips and Sue Henry Associate Professor of Political Science at The Ohio State University. His research focuses on network science, particularly the role of topology in modeling complex networks and forecasting their evolution. His goal in these efforts is to develop network based theories, innovative statistical methods for network analysis, and policy relevant predictions. His areas of application are eclectic, ranging from international politics to behavioral genetics.

Faculty Links
Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
Department web page
Professional website
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Media Links
Arts and Sciences: The Science of Peace (2018)
Arts and Sciences: Political Scientist Finds That UN Does Its Job Preventing War (2017) 
Research News: War less likely between nations that are "friends of friends" (2017)
Political Science: New Study Shows Alliances Go Beyond Signers of an Agreement (2017)
Political Science: Cranmer Receives APSA Award (2016)
Research News: ‘Democratic peace’ may not prevent international conflict (2015)
Arts and Sciences: Transformative Investments (2015)
Political Science: Department Welcomes Skyler Cranmer (2014)

Mershon Projects
Arms Imports and the Outbreak of Civil Wars (2018-19)
Shocks to Team Structure: Mobilizations, Group Dynamics Identity, and Adaptation (2017-18)
Statistical Inference in Political Networks Research (2016-17)