The Council on Middle East Studies Colloquium presents
Daniel L. Tavana, Postgraduate Fellow at the Council on Middle East Studies, Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, Yale University:
“Opposition: Identity and Ideology in Kuwaiti Electoral Politics.”
Daniel’s research interests include a focus on elections, identity, and comparative political behavior, as well as the dynamics of political opposition in authoritarian regimes. Daniel’s academic research has been published in The Journal of Politics and The Journal of North African Studies. He has also written for Lebanon Support, the Baker Institute for Public Policy at Rice University, and the European Middle East Research Group, among other outlets. Previously, Daniel was a Research Associate at the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED) in Washington, DC. He completed his BA at the University of Pennsylvania, an MPhil in International Relations at the University of Cambridge, and an MPP at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.