Thu, 05/23/2019

“Even Conservative Iranians Want Closer Ties to the United States,” Foreign Policy, 23 May 2019 (With Elizabeth Dekeyser and Dean Knox).

Mon, 03/18/2019

"The Geography of Gulenism in Turkey," Foreign Policy, 18 March 2019 (With Tugba Bozcaga).

Sat, 05/06/2017

Piece on the effects of the ban of Turkish referendum rallies in Europe that ran in the Washington Post's Monkey Cage.

Mon, 11/21/2016

Monkey Cage-Washington Post piece on our survey of religious Shiites from Iran and Iraq with a focus on our sampling strategy. 

Mon, 10/24/2016

You can find our Foreign Affairs article entitled Mapping Shiite Opinion: Insights from the Arba'een Pilgrimage here:


Fri, 10/21/2016

The report on our survey of over four thousand Shia religious pilgrims from Iran and Iraq conducted during the 2015 Arba'een pilgrimage to Karbala was referenced in Tom Rick's Foreign Policy blog here:


Thu, 03/03/2016

A podcast on my co-authored work using Call Data Records to explain collective action and responses to violent shocks in Yemen.

Mon, 07/06/2015

A Foreign Affairs piece on my co-authored research offering a look at the situation in Yemen using big data.

Wed, 04/22/2015

I was awarded one of the inaugural research fellowships from the Carnegie Corporation.


Sun, 03/08/2015

My co-authored paper on the effect of development aid on counterinsurgency (with Andrew Beath and Ruben Enikolopov) cited in the NYT.