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PR1500 -- Introduction to International Relations (first year)

PR2440 -- International Relations Theory (second year)

PR2460 -- Politics Outside the West (second year)

PR3600 -- Contemporary Middle East Politics (third year)

PR3640 -- Revolution and Counterrevolution in the Modern World (third year)

PR5432 -- Analysing International Politics (postgraduate)

PR5929 -- Political Economy of Development (postgraduate)

Research interests

Revolution and counterrevolution (theory & history)

Middle East Politics (historical sociology & contemporary politics)

Social movements

State formation and state theory



Fellow at The Sectarianism, Proxies and De-sectarianisation (SEPAD) project based at Lancaster University's Richardson Institute. 

Other work

Associate Editor, British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies

Educational background

PhD in Politics

Thesis title: Towards a Relational Theorisation of Counterrevolution and Revolution: The Case of Modern Egypt 1805-2013

Award Date: 1 Jun 2019 (Royal Holloway University of London)


Education/Academic qualification

Politics, PhD, Royal Holloway, University of London


Award Date: 1 Jun 2019


  • Politics
  • Elite Politics
  • Political economics
  • Political Economy
  • International relations
  • Historical Sociology
  • History of Revolution
  • History of Counter-revolution
  • Political theories
  • Theories of Revolution
  • Theories of Counter-revolution
  • Politics of a specific country/region
  • Middle East
  • Egypt
  • Lebanon


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