Aidan Milliff

Aidan Milliff

Ph.D. Candidate

MIT Political Science

About

Aidan Milliff is a Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is an affiliate of the MIT Security Studies Program and the Harvard Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, and was a 2016-7 MIT Presidential Fellow. His work focuses on political violence, emotions and decision making in violence, migration, and South Asian politics.

Before MIT, Aidan was a James C. Gaither Junior Fellow in the South Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he worked on projects studying nuclear deterrence in South Asia, the military balance in South Asia, and domestic state capacity and governance in India.

Interests
  • Political Violence
  • Emotions and Decision Making
  • South Asia
  • Migration
Education
  • AM, International Relations, 2015

    The University of Chicago

  • AB, Political Science, 2015

    The University of Chicago

Recent Publications

Scalable Equilibrium Computation in Multi-Agent Influence Games on Networks
We provide a polynomial-time, scalable algorithm for equilibrium computation in multi-agent influence games on networks, extending work …
Scalable Equilibrium Computation in Multi-Agent Influence Games on Networks
COVID-19 and Fieldwork: Challenges and Solutions
This reflection article presents insights on conducting fieldwork during and after COVID-19 from a diverse collection of political …
COVID-19 and Fieldwork: Challenges and Solutions

Teaching @ MIT

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