J. David Singer (December 7, 1925, New York – December 28, 2009, Ann Arbor, Michigan) was an American professor of political science. He held a bachelor's degree from Duke University and a doctoral degree from New York University.
His major contribution was the Correlates of War project, which he began in 1964 at the University of Michigan. It is a major database of statistics relating to war and its causes.
- ^ Obituary
- ^ Measuring the correlates of war, University of Michigan Press, 1990, ISBN 0-472-10166-8
- ^ University of Michigan Professor Emeritus J. David Singer's goal was to quantify war in order to stop it