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Jeff D. Colgan is the Richard Holbrooke Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University.  His research focuses on energy, environment, and the political economy of international security.

His book, Petro-Aggression: When Oil Causes War, was published in 2013 by Cambridge University Press. He has published work in International Organization, World Politics, International Security and elsewhere. He also occasionally blogs at the Monkey Cage, Foreign Affairs, and elsewhere. On Twitter, he is @JeffDColgan

Professor Colgan previously taught at the School of International Service of American University 2010-2014, and was a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington DC in 2012-13.  He completed his Ph.D. at Princeton University, and was a Canada-US Fulbright Scholar at UC Berkeley, where he earned a Master’s in Public Policy.  Dr. Colgan has worked with the World Bank, McKinsey & Company, and The Brattle Group.