TASOS KALANDRAKIS
Harkness Hall
Department of Political Science
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY 14627

I was born and raised in Patra, Greece, where I received my elementary and secondary education in the local public school system.  In 1995 I graduated with an undergraduate degree in economics from AUEB (ASOEE), Athens, Greece.   That same year I moved to Los Angeles, CA, to pursue graduate studies at UCLA, where I obtained an MA (1998) and PhD (2000), both in political science.  In 2000, I moved to New Haven, CT,  to become an assistant professor of political science at Yale University.  In the academic year 2003-2004 I visited Rochester's Wallis Institute of Political Economy during a sabbatical from Yale and I joined the department of political science at the University of Rochester as an assistant professor in 2004.  Since 2010 I am an associate professor of political science (with tenure) at the University of Rochester and I also hold a courtesy appointment at the economics department.

My current research interests include mathematical models of voting, elections, and policy making in modern democracies; the revealed preference theory of voting and agenda setting; sequential models of multilateral bargaining; and numerical methods for computation and estimation of dynamic games.

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