Department of International Affairs Assistant Professor
Department of International Affairs
Ph.D., Yale University 2012, Political Science
MPhil, Yale University 2009, Political Science
MA, Yale University 2008, Political Science
BA, Princeton University 2006, Near Eastern Studies
Areas of Expertise
Middle East Politics
Religion and Politics
Women, Gender and Politics
Honors, Awards, and Achievements
Colorado Scholar, Women’s Studies in Religion Program, Harvard University (2013-2014)
The Kathryn Davis Peace Fellowship (2012)
Social Science Research Council, International Dissertation Research Fellowship (2009-2010)
Yale University Dissertation Fellowship (2008-2010)
University of Chicago, Visiting Scholar (2008-2009)
MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, Pre-Dissertation Fellowship (2008)
The Smith Richardson Foundation Fellowship, International Security Studies (2007)
Davis Scholar, Princeton University (2002-2006)
Near Eastern Studies Department Research Fellowship, Princeton University (2005)
Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies Fellowship (2004)
Fred Fox Summer Award, Princeton University (2004)
INTL 4370 Middle Eastern Political Systems
Righteous Transgressions: Women’s Activism on the Israeli and Palestinian Religious Right (under contract, Princeton University Press).
“Women, Freedom, and Agency in Religious-Political Movements: Reflections from Women Activists in Shas and the Islamic Movement in Israel.” 2013. Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies. 9.3.
“Religion, Society and Politics in the Middle East.” 2013. In Ellen Lust ed., The Middle East, 13th edition, Congressional Quarterly (with Robert Lee).
“Israel.” 2013. In Ellen Lust ed., The Middle East, 13th edition. Congressional Quarterly.
“Activism and Civil War in Libya.” 2013 In Lina Khatib and Ellen Lust eds., Taking to the Streets: Activism, Arab Uprisings, and Democratization, John Hopkins University Press (with Intissar Rajabany).