Dan Reiter

Dan Reiter (born September 29, 1967, Ann Arbor, Michigan) is an American political scientist. He is currently a Professor at the Department of Political Science at Emory University.[1]


Reiter received his B.A. with honors in political science from Northwestern University in 1989 and his Ph.D in political science from the University of Michigan in 1994.[2] He was a John M. Olin postdoctoral fellow in National Security at Harvard University from 1994 to 1995.[2]

Academic career

Reiter has had a number of articles published in leading peer-reviewed journals, including the American Political Science Review and World Politics.[2] His book How Wars End was the recipient of a 2010 Best Book Award from the American Political Science Association.[3]


Crucible of Beliefs: Learning, Alliances and World Wars (Cornell University Press, 1996)
Democracies at War (Princeton University Press, 2002)
Preventive War and Its Alternatives: The Lessons of History (Strategic Studies Institute, U.S., Army War College, 2006)
How Wars End (Princeton University Press, 2009)


  1. Reiter, Dan. "How War Will End in Afghanistan -- Even if Conflict Does Not". Foreign Policy. The Washington Post Company. Retrieved 12 December 2010.
  2. 1 2 3 "Dan Reiter APSA Candidate Statement". The American Political Science Association. Retrieved 12 December 2010.
  3. "APSA's 2010 Best Book Award, Conflict Processes Section, awarded to How Wars End". Princeton University Press blog. Princeton University Press. Retrieved 12 December 2010.

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