King Center on Global Development
Theodore and Frances Geballe Professor
Stanford School of Humanities and Science
Professor of Political Science
Department of Political Science
Freeman Spogli Institute (FSI)
James D. Fearon is Theodore and Frances Geballe Professor in Stanford University’s School of Humanities and Sciences, professor of political science, and a senior fellow at the Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies. His research focuses mainly on armed conflict and political violence.
Fearon is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a program member of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. He holds a BA from Harvard University and an MA and PhD from the University of California, Berkeley.