"Social Revolution and Authoritarian Durability," World Politics, 72:4, 2020. With Steven Levitsky, Lucan Way and Adam Casey. Link.
"No Easy Way Out: The Effect of Military Coups on State Repression," Journal of Politics, 82:4, 2020. Link.
Rules of Repression: Military Regimes, Coercion, and Autocratic Survival
Work in progress
"Repression Reconsidered: State Violence and Power Consolidation in Authoritarian Regimes," revise and resubmit.
"Worth the Sacrifice? Illiberal and Authoritarian Practices during Covid-19," with Seraphine Maerz, Anna Lührmann, and Amanda B. Edgell," Varieties of Democracy Institute: Working Paper No. 110, September 2020. Link
“The Backlash Constraint: Repression and Mobilization in Autocratic Regimes,” working paper.
“Electoral Violence and Insurgency under Colonial Rule,” working paper.
“The Long Road Ahead for Sudan: Pathways to Democracy after Authoritarian Breakdown,” with Anna Lührmann and Sebastian Hellmeier, working paper.
"Repression of Islamists and Autocratic Survival in the Arab World." In The Oxford Handbook of Politics in Muslim Societies. Eds. Melani Cammett and Pauline Jones. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, (forthcoming).
“Puissance et vulnérabilité de l’appareil sécuritaire égyptien.” In Soulèvements populaires et recompositions politiques dans le Monde arabe. Eds. Frédéric Vairel and Michel Camau. Montréal, Canada: University of Montreal Press, 2014.
"Pandemic Backsliding: Democracy and Disinformation Seven Months into the Covid-19 Pandemic," V-Dem Policy Brief, No.25. October, 2020. With Palina Kolvani, Martin Lundstedt, Seraphine F. Maerz, Anna Lührmann, Jean Lachapelle, Sandra Grahn and Amanda B. Edgell.
"An Update on Pandemic Backsliding: Democracy Four Months After the Beginning of the Covid-19 Pandemic,'' V-Dem Policy Brief, No.24. June, 2020. With Amanda B. Edgell, Sandra Grahn, Anna Lührmann, and Seraphine Maerz.
Book Review: “Why Alliances Fail: Islamists and Leftist Coalitions in North Africa.” By Matt Buehler. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2018.” Perspectives on Politics , 17:4, 1234-1235, 2019.
“Why did Egyptian security see Giulio Regeni as a threat? ” The Monkey Cage, Washington Post, March 7, 2016.
“Crisis, Coercion, and Authoritarian Durability: Explaining Diverging Responses to Anti-Regime Protest in Egypt and Iran.” With Steven Levitsky and Lucan Way. Stanford Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law CDDRL Working Paper, Vol. 127, December 2012.
“Lessons from Egypt’s Tax Collectors.” Middle East Report (MERIP): 264, 2012.
“Preheating with Non-Standard Kinetic Term.” With Robert H. Brandenberger. Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics (JCAP). 4:20, 2009 (peer-reviewed, physics).