Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

About the PNAS Member Editor
Name Axelrod, Robert
Location University of Michigan
Primary Field Social and Political Sciences
 Election Citation
Axelrod has drawn from game theory a number of brilliant insights. His formal theory of conflict of interest has set a major research agenda in political institutions and behavior. His more recent work on the iterated prisoner's dilemma reveals one cooperative strategy that is empirically dominant, clarifying a persistent riddle in evolutionary biology.
 Research Interests
My interests are in game theory; international security affairs; evolutionary biology; and artificial intelligence.

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