Dustin Tingley

Dustin Tingley

Deputy Vice Provost for Advances in Learning
Professor of Government
Faculty Director, Data Science and Technology
Dustin Tingley

Dustin Tingley is Professor of Government in the Government Department at Harvard University, where he has extensive experience improving teaching and learning. He co-founded ABLConnect, initiated and organized the Harvard Government Department annual poster session, and has organized interdisciplinary conferences on causal mechanisms, active learning, and negotiation in international relations.

As Deputy Vice Provost, Professor Tingley launches and oversees initiatives to improve teaching at and by Harvard. He serves as faculty director for both the VPAL Research Group and the Harvard Initiative on Learning and Teaching (HILT).

Professor Tingley’s research interests include international relations, international political economy, statistical methodology, and experimental approaches to political science. His book on American foreign policy, Sailing the Water's Edge, was published in fall 2015, and was awarded the Gladys M. Kammerer Award for the best book published in the field of U.S. national policy. Recent projects include attitudes towards global climate technologies and policies, and the intersection of causal inference and machine learning methods for the social sciences.

Professor Tingley received his B.A. in political science from the University of Rochester magna cum laude with a minor in mathematics, and his PhD in politics from Princeton University.


Contact Information

Office of the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning
125 Mount Auburn Street, Room 422
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-3590