Bio


Avidit Acharya is an associate professor of Political Science and an associate professor, by courtesy, in the Graduate School of Business. His research specializes in the fields of political economy and game theory, especially as it applies to topics in comparative politics and international relations. Before coming to Stanford, Avi taught for two years at the University of Rochester.

Academic Appointments


2020-21 Courses


Stanford Advisees


  • Doctoral Dissertation Reader (AC)
    Anna Zhang
  • Orals Chair
    Weixin Chen
  • Doctoral (Program)
    Jamie Hintson, Jordan Horrillo, Floyd Zhang

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