Joshua Alley is a Postdoctoral Research Associate with the Democratic Statecraft Lab and the Department of Politics at the University of Virginia. His research interests span alliance politics and the political economy of security. He is currently examining how alliance participation affects military spending and related issues in the domestic politics of alliances. His research is published or forthcoming in International Interactions and two edited volumes.
He received a Ph.D. in Political Science from Texas A&M University in 2020, and also holds a BA in International Affairs and Political Science from Gettysburg College.