MES presents: Eva Bellin
204 Maxwell Hall
People Power and the Prospects of Democratic Transition in the Middle East: Lessons from the Jasmine Revolution Dr. Bellin is the author of Stalled Democracy: Capital Labor and the Paradox of State-Sponsored Development and has written extensively on the authoritarian persistence in the Middle East, the political economy of development, the evolution of civil society, and the politics of cultural change. She has been a Carnegie Scholar and a Princeton University Fellow and has served as an editor of the journal Comparative Politics since 2005. She previously taught at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Harvard University, Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
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