Steven J. Brams

Steven J. Brams

Fellow: Awarded 1986
Field of Study: Political Science

Competition: US & Canada

New York University

Steven J. Brams is Professor of Politics at New York University and the author, co-author, or co-editor of 17 books and about 250 articles. His recent books include Theory of Moves (1994) and, co-authored with Alan D. Taylor, Fair Division: From Cake-Cutting to Dispute Resolution (1996) and The Win-Win Solution: Guaranteeing Fair Shares to Everybody (1999). His newest book, Mathematics and Democracy: Designing Better Voting and Fair-Division Procedures, appeared in 2008.

Mr. Brams has applied game theory and social-choice theory to voting and elections, bargaining and fairness, international relations, and the Bible and theology. He is a former president of the Peace Science Society (1990-91) and of the Public Choice Society (2004-2006). He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1986) and was a Visiting Scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation (1998-99).


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