Hi, I’m Charles Crabtree. I'm an Assistant Professor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College.
I research and write about intergroup relations and conflict. Most of this work uses field or survey experiments and focuses on the United States or Japan. Sometimes I write about methodological issues related to experiments or measurement.
I teach students analytical and statistical tools that help them better understand how people think and behave.
I spend a lot of time thinking about collaboration and community building.

More about me

My work has been published or is forthcoming in over 30 journals or volumes, including the American Journal of Political Science, the British Journal of Political Science, the Journal of PoliticsNature Human BehaviorPolitical Analysis, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. It has received coverage by media such as National Public Radio's All Things ConsideredThe Asahi ShimbunThe AtlanticThe EconomistThe Huffington PostThe Washington Post, and Yahoo! News.
In addition to my primary appointment in the Department of Government at Dartmouth, I am affiliate faculty in the Department of Eastern European, Eurasian, and Russian Studies, the Department of Sociology, the Program in Social Science, and the Arthur L. Irving Institute. I am also a Senior Fellow at the Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research.
Prior to attending graduate school, I worked as a congressional staffer, a policy researcher, a photojournalist, and an English teacher in Belarus, among many other things. My experiences taught me a great deal about how people interact and build and use power. They also have guided my research interests and projects over the years.
When not working, I enjoy middle-class values and activities, such photography, spending time with my family and friends, and petting just about every dog I see.
I also like traveling throughout Japan and exploring colleges and universities throughout the world. 👇