Patrick Brandt

University of Texas at Dallas


Patrick T. Brandt is an assistant professor in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences at the University of Texas, Dallas. He earned a Ph.D. in political science from Indiana University and an M.S. in Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences from Northwestern University. His current research focuses on the development and application of models to look at the dynamics of politics. These event count time series models and Bayesian time series models for forecasting intra-state and inter-state political conflict. He regularly teaches courses and presents workshops on advanced regression, time series, and Bayesian techniques.