Background and Education

Appointments and Positions

Undergraduate Chair, Department of Political Science, Temple University (2018-present)
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Temple University (2016-present)
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Temple University (2010-16)
Hewlett Post-Doctoral Fellow, Center for Development, Development, and Rule of Law, Stanford University (2009-10)

Education

Ph.D., Government, Harvard University, 2009
A.M., Government, Harvard University, 2006
A.B. (Hon.), Political Science, Brown University, 2003

Academic Affiliations

Senior Fellow, Middle East Program, Foreign Policy Research Institute (2015-present)
Faculty Affiliate, Global Studies Program, Temple University (2019-present)

External Funding and Awards

Institut d’études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) (2017); German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) (2014, 2016); United States Institute of Peace (2013); Project on Middle East Political Science (2012); American Institute for Maghrib Studies (2008); American Center of Oriental Research (2006); United States Department of Education (2004-5).

Professional Service

Steering Committee Member, Project on Middle East Political Science (2016-present)
Editorial Board Member, Newsletter of the APSA-MENA Politics Section (2019-present)
Social Science Book Review Editor, International Journal of Middle East Studies (2013-19)

Professional Association Memberships

American Political Science Association
Middle East Studies Association
International Studies Association