May
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The Derailing of the Arab Spring: Lessons Learned about Democracy and Governance

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When: Monday, May 12, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM  
Where: University Hall, Hagstrum Room
1897 Sheridan Road  
Evanston, IL 60208 map it
Audience: - Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students
Contact: Program of African Studies   847-491-7323  
Group: Program of African Studies
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PAS Working Group on Democracy and Governance

The Derailing of the Arab Spring: Lessons Learned about Democracy and Governance

Dan Brumberg, Georgetown and Carnegie

In addition to teaching at Georgetown University, Daniel Brumberg serves as a special adviser for the United States Institute of Peace's Muslim World Initiative, where he focuses on democratization and political reform in the Middle East and wider Islamic world. He has previously served as a Senior Scholar Carnegie Endowment’s Democracy and Rule of Law Project (2003–04), a Jennings Randolph senior fellow at USIP, (1999-2000), a Mellon junior fellow at Georgetown University (1998), and a visiting fellow at the International Forum on Democratic Studies (1998).

Before coming to Georgetown, he was a visiting professor in the Department of Political Science at Emory University and a visiting fellow in the Middle East Program in the Jimmy Carter Center. He has also taught at Sciences-Po in Paris, and at the University of Chicago, where he lectured in the Graduate School of Business and at in the Division of Social Sciences.

Dr. Bumberg is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Democracy, the advisory board of the International Forum on Democratic Studies, and the editorial board of the American Political Science Association’s quarterly, Political Science and Politics.

Dr. Brumberg has assisted several nongovernmental organizations in the Arab world, including the Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs. He has also served as a consultant to the National Democratic Institute, the Democracy and Governance Bureau of the United States Agency for International Development, and Freedom House.

Dr. Brumberg also writers a bi-monthly blog for the Washington Post/Georgetown University web page "On Faith." http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/georgetown/2008/03/post_1.html