J Andres Gannon

Political Science Department, UC San Diego

About Me

J Andres Gannon is currently a PhD student in the Political Science department at UC San Diego and a researcher at the Center for Peace and Security Studies (cPASS).

He studies international security and is specifically interested in evolutions in the conduct of international conflict in the 21st century. His current work focuses on military force structure, the consequences of adopting new technologies of warfare, and international crises signaling.

Research Interests


International security, interstate war, technology of conflict, weapons innovation and force structure, military strategy and operations, political economy of national defense, security alliances, US foreign policy, quantitative methods, network analysis


University of California, San Diego

PhD, Political Science (in progress)

MA, Political Science (2017)

University of California, Berkeley

BA, Political Science (2012)