From The Chronicle: "Given that Arab publics have now rejected such transitions of power so forcefully, 'maybe scholars will now be more serious about understanding how citizens experience the repressive political structures under which they live,' says Mona El-Ghobashy, an assistant professor of political science at Barnard College. 'The old assumption was that these structures were infinitely resilient, in spite of popular resistance.'"
El-Ghobashy is assistant professor of political science. Born and raised in Cairo, her work focuses on the politics of the Middle East and North Africa, with an emphasis on social movements and democratization.
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