Dan Nexon joined Lawyers, Guns and Money in November 2016. He founded, and very rarely still blogs at, The Duck of Minerva. He received a BA in 1995 from a college in the vicinity of Boston, and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University. Since 2002 he has taught in the Government Department and in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He spent 2009-2010 working, as a glorified intern, in the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Policy in the Russia, Ukraine, Eurasia office.
Nexon has written one book, The Struggle for Power in Early Modern Europe Religious Conflict, Dynastic Empires, and International Change, and co-edited another, Harry Potter and International Relations. More information about his various academic roles and publications can be found at his personal website.
He lives in the Washington, DC area with his family and four cats.