Songying Fang

Ph.D., University of Rochester, 2006

Major Research Interests

  • Theory and practice of international organizations
  • Territorial Disputes, Alliance Politics, Peacekeeping Operations
  • Applied game-theoretic modeling
  • US-China Relations


114 Herzstein Hall


Professor Fang's research focuses on the link between domestic politics and state behavior in international organizations and interstate conflict, using both game-theoretic and empirical analysis. She has published in many leading political science and international relations journals, including American Journal of Political Science, International Organization, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Politics, and British Journal of Political Science. She has also received fellowships from Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance at Princeton University and the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.



Barnett, Michael, Songying Fang, and Christoph Zürcher. 2014. “Compromised peacebuilding”. International Studies Quarterly 58 (3) : 608–620.