Ole Rudolf Holsti (August 7, 1933 – July 2, 2020) was an American political scientist and academic. He was the George V. Allen Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Duke University.
He was known for his writings on international affairs, American foreign policy, content analysis, decision-making in politics and diplomacy, and crises.
Holsti was at the University of California, Davis, as a professor in the Department of Political Science (1978–1979) before joining the faculty of Duke University as George V. Allen Professor in the Department of Political Science (1974–1998). He became a professor emeritus in 1998.
Holsti died on July 2, 2020 at the age of 86.
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