Areas of Specialization:
-Social Movements and Contentious Politics
-Protest and Policing
-Ethnography and Interpretive Methods
-Middle East Politics
-Protest and Dissent
PHD, Politics, New York University, 2000
MA, Middle East Studies, New York University, 1992
BA, Near Eastern Languages and Literature, New York University, 1988
2013. Islamists in Power? Inclusion, Moderation, and the Arab Uprisings,? Middle East Development Journal 5, no. 1 (April).
2012. The Political Geography of Protest in Neoliberal Jordan,? Middle East Critique 21, no. 3 (December): 259?270.
2011. Can Islamists Become Moderates? Rethinking the Inclusion-Moderation Hypothesis,? World Politics 63, no. 2 (April): 347?376.
2010. Amman Cosmopolitan: Spaces and Practices of Aspiration and Consumption,? Comparative Studies in South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East 30, no. 3 (November), 547?562.
2010. Policing and Prisons in the Middle East: Formations of Coercion (with Laleh Khalili) (New York and London: Columbia University Press and Hurst Publishers).
2006. Faith in Moderation: Islamist Parties in Jordan and Yemen (New York: Cambridge University Press).
2005. Cop Rock: Protest, Identity, and Dancing Riot Police in Jordan,? Social Movement Studies 4, no. 2 (September): 155?175.
2003. Who Left the Window Open? Women?s Activism in Islamist Parties? (with Janine Astrid Clark), Comparative Politics 35, no. 3 (April): 293?312.