Publications

"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

 "Ctrl-Alt-Revolt? Online and Online Networks during the 2011 Egyptian Uprising." With Elizabeth Nugent. Revise and resubmit.

"Attitudinal Fragmentation Within Revolutionary Protest Coalitions: Evidence from the Tunisian Bardo Protests." 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. 

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


Datasets

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.