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Todd Allee

Associate Professor
3140 Tydings Hall
College Park, MD 20742
Work Phone: 
301 405 4156
Expert Credentials: 

Professor Allee's current research projects explore the hidden effect of the WTO dispute settlement mechanism in deterring unrealized trade disputes, domestic political explanations for trade conflict, the impact of WTO accession on trade, the design and effects of bilateral investment treaties, and the role of Members of Congress and anti-protection forces in U.S. trade policymaking.

He is the author of The Democratic Peace and Territorial Conflict in the Twentieth Century (with Paul K. Huth, Cambridge University Press) as well as more than a dozen articles and book chapters that employ political economy approaches and quantitative methods to explain the escalation and settlement of trade, investment, and territorial disputes. His work has been published in journals such as the American Political Science Review, International Organization, The World Economy, International Studies Quarterly, and Journal of Conflict Resolution.

Area of Expertise: 

International organizations, international trade, the World Trade Organization (WTO), foreign direct investment, dispute settlement, and territorial conflict resolution.

Ph.D. Political Science University of Michigan