Matthew Fuhrmann is a visiting professor at the Yale Jackson School of Global Affairs and the Department of Political Science for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Fuhrmann is a professor of political science and a Presidential Impact Fellow at Texas A&M University's Bush School. His previous positions include visiting associate professor at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation (2016–17), Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations (2010–11), and Pre–Doctoral Research Fellow at Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (2007–08). He was named an Andrew Carnegie Fellow in 2016 by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. 

His research focuses on international relations, nuclear proliferation, and armed conflict. He is the author of Atomic Assistance: How “Atoms for Peace” Programs Cause Nuclear Insecurity (Cornell University Press, 2012) and the coauthor of Nuclear Weapons and Coercive Diplomacy (Cambridge University Press, 2017). His work has been published in peer reviewed journals such as American Journal of Political Science, British Journal of Political Science, International Organization, International Security, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Peace Research, and Journal of Politics. He has also written policy pieces for The Atlantic (online), The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage, The Christian Science Monitor, Slate, and USA Today.