Dr. Leon Goldsmith is Senior Lecturer at the University of Otago where he works on Middle
Eastern comparative politics. His research looks at ethno-religious conflict and integration
processes, sub- and supranational identity politics, youth politics, education, political
participation, political culture, institutions and comparative political systems. His main areas
of research and publication are Syria and the Levant, and Oman and the Arabian Peninsula.
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