The Durability of Revolutionary Protest Coalitions? Bridging Revolutionary Mobilization and Post-Revolutionary Politics

Contemporary revolutions are most successful when the opposition can cobble together a socially and ideologically diverse group of anti-regime protesters. But what are the ramifications of these negative coalitions for politics once the revolutionary dust has settled, and the work of "transitioning" has begun?

A unique dataset of protest surveys sheds some light on the roots of collective action during a democratic transition. 

A unique dataset of protest surveys sheds some light on the roots of collective action during a democratic transition. 

I presented this paper at the MESA 2015 meeting, and at the Princeton-AUB workshop on economic development and social justice in the Arab world. The paper is currently under review.