Anne E. Sartori is Research Scientist at the Sloan School of Management and Visiting Scholar in the Political Science Department, MIT.  She was Visiting Associate Professor in the Government Department, Harvard University in the Fall 2014, Fall 2015, and Spring and Fall, 2017. Before her move to Boston, she was Associate Professor of Political Science (with tenure) at Northwestern University and (by courtesy) in the Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences Department at the Kellogg School of Management, also at Northwestern. She also held faculty positions at Princeton University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

An expert in international security and the use of game theoretic and statistical methods to study politics, she is particularly interested in how countries communicate their interests and intentions and learn from others' signals. She has published on topics such as international diplomacy, reputations, arming, and selection bias, including a book, Deterrence by Diplomacy (Princeton University Press).  Her current book projects tudies civil-military relations and their impact on international conflict.