Alexander Bollfrass


Stanton Nuclear Security Postdoctoral Fellow, HKS Belfer Center

Center Associate
Current Project
The dynamics of nuclear weapons-related negotiations
Foreign Language


Selected Publications

Did the U.S. underestimate North Korea's weapons program? It's not that simple Washington Post.

Three lessons for the Iran nuclear deal from a spy thriller about the Cold War. Washington Post.

How does intelligence become politicized? Political Violence at a Glance.

Barry Blechman, Alexander Bollfrass, and Laicie Heeley ”Reducing the Risk of Nuclear War in the Nordic/Baltic Region”, in Johan Bergenäs and Mats Ögren Wanger, eds., Kan Sverige försvaras - Mot vad? (Stockholm, Sweden: Ekerlids förlag)

Alexander Bollfrass and Andrew Shaver, “The Effects of Temperature on Political Violence: Global evidence at the subnational level ”, PLOS One, (2015).