Bryan Frederick is a senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation. His research interests include conflict forecasting, military interventions, deterrence, strategic competition, territorial disputes, conflict management and escalation, the law of armed conflict, and regional security issues in Europe, the Middle East, and South and East Asia. He has previously worked at the International Crisis Group, and the Issue Correlates of War Project. He completed his Ph.D. in International Relations at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in 2012, his M.A. from Johns Hopkins SAIS in 2002, and his B.A. in Philosophy from Williams College in 1998.