Joshua Stacher

Joshua Stacher is an assistant professor of political science at Kent State University and former fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. He is the author of Adaptable Autocrats: Regime Power in Egypt and Syria (Stanford University Press, 2012).  Stacher is a regular contributor to MERIP's influential Middle East Report and serves on its editorial boardStacher has made media appearances and written commentary for NPR, CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera, Foreign Affairs, Jadaliyya, and the New York Times, among others. He is also a founding member of the Northeast Ohio Consortium on Middle East Studies.


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