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Dr. Joshua Stacher on "Watermelon Democracy Egypt’s Turbulent Transition"
Dr. Joshua Stacher of Kent State University will discuss his recent book, entitled "Watermelon Democracy Egypt’s Turbulent Transition"

Mar 3, 2021 07:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Dr. Joshua Stacher
Associate Professor of Political Science @Kent State University
Joshua Stacher is an associate professor in the department of Political Science. Stacher’s scholarship focuses on politics, state violence, protests and social movements in the Middle East and North Africa. His latest research project will examine borders, walls and mobility globally. Stacher's new book Watermelon Democracy: Egypt's Turbulent Transition was published by Syracuse University Press in March 2020. He is also the author of Adaptable Autocrats: Regime Power in Egypt & Syria (Stanford UP, 2012) as well as other peer-reviewed journal articles. He is a regular contributor to and a former editorial committee member of MERIP's Middle East Report. He is on the editorial board of the International Journal of Middle East Studies (IJMES) and serves on the Middle East Studies Association's active Committee on Academic Freedom. Stacher has made media appearances and written commentary for NPR, CNN, BBC, Jacobin, Al-Jazeera, Foreign Affairs, Jadaliyya and The New York Times,