Research Expertise and Interest
international relations, international political economy, international law, political psychology, experimental design, bargaining and negotiation
Ryan Brutger is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. He earned his Ph.D. in the department of Politics at Princeton University, where he received a Harold W. Dodds Fellowship. Prior to joining Berkeley, he was an Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania.
Professor Brutger is broadly interested in international relations and foreign policy. His research crosses international political economy, international law, and international security, examining the domestic politics and political psychology of international negotiations and cooperation. He also researches experimental methodology, with a focus on experimental design and survey experiments.
Prior to returning to academia, Professor Brutger was a Director with the Association of Academic Health Centers, where he focused on best practices for international research and operations. He also worked for Sidley Austin LLP, where he was the lead legal assistant on the Airbus-Boeing WTO disputes and worked on ICSID, antidumping, countervailing duties, and trade remedies cases.