"Ctrl-Alt-Revolt? Online and Online Networks during the 2011 Egyptian Uprising." With Elizabeth Nugent. Forthcoming, Middle East Law and Governance.

"Tunisia's Economic Transition? Popular Evaluations of Social Crisis and Reform." Analysis paper for the Arab Barometer. October 2016. Download PDF

"Defining Political Choices: Tunisia's Second Democratic Elections from the Ground Up." With Elizabeth Nugent. The Brookings Center for Middle East Policy, Analysis Paper No. 38. May 2015. View online

"Bordering on Conventional: The Politics of Iraqi Resettlement to the US and Europe, 2003-2011." Refuge 28:1. Spring 2012. View online

"An Uncommon Burden: Aid, Resettlement, and Refugee Policy in Syria." In John Calabrese and Jean-Luc Marret eds., Transatlantic Cooperation on Protracted Displacement: Urgent Need and Unique Opportunity. Middle East Institute Press. 2012. 

Working Papers

"The Fragmentation of Revolutionary Protest Coalitions." Under review.  

"Regionalism in New Democracies: Historical Legacies and Voter-Party Linkages." With Elizabeth Nugent. Under review. 

"The Problem of Educated Outsiders: Informal Labor, Unemployed Graduates, and the Roots of Social Discontent in Tunisia." With Amaney Jamal and Helen Milner. 

"Time, Identity, and Restraint: Repressing Dissent in Contemporary Non-Democracies."

"A Theory of Bad Concepts: Revisiting Sartori and the Politics of the Global South."


Archival database of protests, strikes, and sit-ins in Tunisia and Morocco, 2006-2016. N = 8,129. In progress.

Exit poll of Tunisian voters during first parliamentary elections on October 26, 2014. N = 1,157. Collected with Elizabeth Nugent and Sawti, Sawt Chebab Tounes. 

Survey of Tunisian protesters at pro- and anti-government demonstrations, August 2013. N = 567.