Alexandre Debs is associate professor of political science at Yale University, where he is also a research fellow at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies.
 
His research focuses on the causes of war, nuclear proliferation, and democratization. His previous work has appeared in the American Political Science Review, the Annual Review of Political ScienceInternational OrganizationInternational SecurityInternational Studies Quarterly, the Journal of Conflict Resolution, and the Quarterly Journal of Political Science, among other outlets. He is the author of the book Nuclear Politics: The Strategic Causes of Proliferation (with Nuno Monteiro), published by Cambridge University Press in 2017.
  
Alexandre received a Ph.D. degree in economics from M.I.T., an M.Phil. in economic and social history from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, and a B.Sc. in economics and mathematics from Université de Montréal.