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Frederick R. Chen’s research focuses on how economics and security interact to influence international relations, particularly through domestic political mechanisms. His work has appeared in International Organization, the Journal of Politics, and World Politics, among others. He received the David A. Lake Best Paper Award from the International Political Economy Society in 2020. Freddy earned his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin–Madison (2022), M.A. in International Relations from Peking University (2016), and B.A. in International Politics from Tsinghua University (2013). Before joining OSU in Fall 2023, he was an assistant professor in the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Nanyang Technological University and a Zuckerman pre-doctoral fellow with the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University.