David Lindsey






Email: David.Lindsey@Baruch.Cuny.Edu

Office: VC 5-274

Website: https://blogs.baruch.cuny.edu/davidlindsey/


David Lindsey specializes in the study of international security affairs, diplomacy, and American foreign policy.  His research focuses on the causes of international conflict, with a particular emphasis on the role of information.  In ongoing projects, he is studying the role of delegation in international diplomacy and the relationship between uncertainty and the outbreak of conflict.  His work has appeared in International Studies Quarterly and the Journal of Politics.  He received his PhD in political science from the University of California, San Diego in 2016 and spent the 2016-2017 academic year as a Niehaus Fellow at Princeton University.


  • Introduction to International Politics (POL 2240)
  • American Foreign Policy (POL 3342)

Selected Publications

Military Strategy, Pirvate Information, and War. International Studies Quarterly, 59 (4), 2015: 629-640.

Presidential Effort and International Outcomes: Evidence for an Executive Bottleneck (coauthored with William Hobbs). The Journal of Politics, 77(4), 2015: 1089-1102.

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