Authoritarian Elections and Elite Management: Theory and Evidence from Egypt
A public lecture by Lisa Blaydes, UCLA
Wednesday, April 18, 2007
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Bunche Hall 10383
Lisa Blaydes is a Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science at UCLA. She has a BA from Johns Hopkins University and an MA from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, where she specialized in Middle Eastern Studies. Funded by a both a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship and a National Science Foundation grant, she has conducted extensive fieldwork in Egypt. She will be an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Stanford University in Fall 2007.
This lecture is part of a colloquium held under the auspices of the Center for Near Eastern Studies, and conducted in conjunction with a graduate seminar on Islam and Political Regimes taught by Leonard Binder, Professor of Political Science. Each week the colloquium will consider the political regime in one Muslim country, focusing on state policy and the political forces associated with Islamic interests, organizations, and movements. The lectures will be open to the University community and will be held on Wednesday afternoons at 3:30 pm.