Position: Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellow in Sociology, Nuffield College, University of Oxford
Research interests: Conflict; Protest; Middle East and North Africa; Political Sociology; Computational Methods
I am a political sociologist specializing in the study of protest, conflict, and communication. My regional specialism is the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). I currently hold the position of Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellow in Sociology at Nuffield College, University of Oxford.
- "The contentious politics of nationalism and the anti-naturalization campaign in Tunisia, 1932-1933." Nations and Nationalism. 2017. 23(4):707-725. link.
- [with Neil Ketchley] "Opportunity without Organization: Labour Mobilization in Egypt after the 25th January Revolution." Mobilization. 2018. 23(2):181-202. link. pdf.
- [with Neil Ketchley] "Fridays of Revolution: Focal Days and Mass Protest in Egypt and Tunisia." Political Research Quarterly. 2019. link. pdf. replication materials.
- [with Michael Biggs and Kenneth T. Andrews] "Did Local Civil Rights Protest Liberalize Whites’ Racial Attitudes?" Research & Politics. 2020. link. pre-print. replication materials.
- "Searching Racism after George Floyd" Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World. Forthcoming. pre-print. replication materials.
[with Neil Ketchley] "Is protest a safety valve against ISIS in Tunisia?" 2018. Washington Post Monkey Cage.
- “Summer Institute in Computational Social Science (SICSS).” Co-organizer, University of Oxford. 2020
- “Quantitative Research Methods.” MSc core course. Convener, University of Oxford. 2019, 2020
- “Politics in the Middle East.” BA elective. Tutor, University of Oxford. 2018, 2019
- “Social Movements and Collective Protest.” BA elective. Teaching Assistant, King’s College London. 2017–2018