About Professor Tarek Masoud:

Tarek Masoud, Associate Professor of Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School, teaches courses on comparative politics and the Middle East. His current research focuses on the politics of religion in the Islamic world, particularly the ways in which Islamist parties adapt to their political environments. He is the coeditor of Problems and Methods in the Study of Politics (Cambridge, 2004) and Order, Conflict, and Violence (Cambridge, 2008). He is the recipient of grants from the National Science Foundation and the Paul and Daisy Soros Foundation. He holds an AB from Brown and a PhD in political science from Yale.