Comparative Politics Workshop - Once Allies, Always Allies: How Opposition Coalitions under Authoritarianism Shaped the Fate of Democratic Transitions in the MENA
M. Tahir Kilavuz
Doctoral Affiliate, Political Science
The Comparative Politics Workshop is a graduate student-led forum geared towards presenting and discussing papers and research projects. During the academic semester, regular sessions are held at the Hesburgh Center. These meetings are open to everyone, particularly students, faculty and Kellogg Institute Visiting Fellows. Participants have the chance to present their work and receive valuable, constructive feedback from their colleagues.
Organizer: Andrea Peña-Vasquez
More information: Comparative Politics Workshop Blog
Tahir is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. His research interests include authoritarian regimes, regime change and democratization, survey analysis, political Islam and Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) politics, concentrating on Algeria, Egypt and Tunisia. In his dissertation research, he focuses on the factors behind authoritarian persistence and democratization in the MENA...