Political Science Research in the Middle East and North Africa
Methodological and Ethical Challenges
Edited by Janine A. Clark and Francesco Cavatorta
Edited by Janine A. Clark, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Guelph, and Edited by Francesco Cavatorta, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Laval
Janine A. Clark is an Associate Professor in Political Science at the University of Guelph. She has conducted extensive field research on Islamism, decentralization, and civil society activism in the Middle East and North Africa. She is the author of Local Politics in Jordan and Morocco (Columbia UP) and Islam, Charity and Activism (Indiana UP) and co-editor of Economic Liberalization, Democratization and Civil Society in the Developing World (Macmillan/St. Martin's).
Francesco Cavatorta is an Associate Professor in Political Science at Laval University. He has conducted extensive field research on Islamism, party politics in the Arab world and civil society activism in the Middle East and North Africa. He is the author of The international dimension of the failed Algerian transition: Democracy betrayed? (Manchester University Press), co-author Politics and Governance in the Middle East (Palgrave), and co-editor of Salafism after the Arab Awakening: Contending with people's power (Hurst).
Mohamed Ali Adraoui is Marie Sklodoska Curie Fellow à Georgetown University (Edmund A.Walsh School of Foreign Service) and Visiting Fellow à Harvard University (Weatherhead Center for International Affairs), USA.
Lihi Ben Shitrit is an Assistant Professor at the School of Public and International Affairs, University of Georgia, USA.
Ray Bush is Professor of African Studies and Development Politics at the University of Leeds, UK.
Malika Bouziane is senior key expert at the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) in Amman, Jordan.
Steven Brooke is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Louisville, USA.
Benoit Challand is Associate Professor of Sociology at The New School for Social Research, USA.
Emanuela Dalmasso is post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Politics, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Paul Kingston is Professor of Political Science and International Development Studies and is the Director of the Centre for Critical Development Studies, University of Toronto Scarborough, Canada.
Geoffrey Martin is a PhD student in Political Science specializing in Comparative Politics and Development at the University of Toronto, Canada.
Elizabeth Monier is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Cambridge, UK.
Gwenn Okruhlik is an independent scholar and an expert on Saudi Arabia.
Zoltan Pall is a research fellow at the Middle East Institute at the National University of Singapore, Singapore.
Sarah E. Parkinson is the Aronson Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, USA.
Miquel Pellicer is a Senior Researcher at the Institute of Political Science, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany.
Stacey Philbrick Yadav is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York, USA and a member of the executive board of the American Association of Yemeni Studies.
Massimo Ramaioli is Assistant Professor in the Social Development and Policy Program at Habib University in Karachi, Pakistan.
Paola Rivetti is Assistant Professor at the School of Law and Government at Dublin City University, Ireland.
Jillian Schwedler is Professor of Political Science at Hunter College and the Graduate Centre at the City University of New York, USA.
Atef Said is Assistant Professor Department of Sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA.
Shirin Shaeidi is adjunct professor of comparative politics at George Mason University, USA.
Sigrid Vertommen is a Marie Curie research fellow at the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at King's College in London, UK.
David Waldner is an Associate Professor in the Department of Politics, University of Virginia, USA.
Irene Weipert-Fenner is a senior research fellow and project director at the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF), Germany.
Eva Wegner is Assistant Professor at the School of Politics and International Relations, University College Dublin, Ireland.
Mohammad Yaghi is an adjunct professor at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.