James T. Watkins IV and Elise V. Watkins Professor of Political Science, Stanford University

David D Laitin is the James T. Watkins IV and Elise V. Watkins Professor of Political Science at Stanford University. His specialty is comparative politics. In that field he conducts research on political culture, ethnic conflict, and civil war. His field expertise spans Somalia, Nigeria, Catalonia, Estonia and France.

Experience

  • –present
    James T. Watkins IV and Elise V. Watkins Professor of Political Science, Stanford University