William Spaniel
PhD, Political Science

William Spaniel holds a PhD in political science from the University of Rochester. Beginning in September, he will be a Stanton Nuclear Security Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University. He is also creator of the popular YouTube series Game Theory 101 and founder of gametheory101.com.

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    36-part course
    Game Theory 101
    A 36-part course with William Spaniel
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    William Spaniel, author of "Game Theory 101: The Complete Textbook," explains concepts in the study of strategic decision making. Learn to apply math and logic to determine the best possible outcome.

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    69-part Political Science course
    International Relations 101
    A 69-part course with William Spaniel
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    In this extensive international relations course, gain real insight into the forces, structures, and ideas that influence how nations strategize to survive and prosper in the realm of global politics.

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