Associate Professor, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, College of Liberal Arts
Associate Professor, Department of Middle Eastern Studies, College of Liberal Arts
Jason Brownlee's research focuses on non-democratic states and deals with issues of dissent and repression. His book "Authoritarianism in an Age of Democratization" (Cambridge University Press, 2007) compares opposition movements in Egypt, Iran, Malaysia and the Philippines.
Egypt; Iran; repression; democratization; American attempts at democracy promotion, Authoritarianism
Dr. Brownlee's work on hereditary succession in modern autocracies earned him the Best Article Award from the Comparative Democratization section of the American Political Science Association.