Twenty years ago, I launched Abu Aardvark, one of the first generation of blogs about the politics of the Middle East. Since then, I’ve spent the last decade building platforms like FP’s Middle East Channel, The Monkey Cage, the Project on Middle East Political Science, and the Middle East Political Science Podcast to support public engagement by academics working on the Middle East and North Africa.
Abu Aardvark’s MENA Academy features my own publications and commentaries, as well as links to my podcast and my regular book review essays. It also features a weekly roundup of great new political science (and related disciplines) publications on the Middle East from across the academic journals.
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