Ahmed Ezzeldin Mohamed is a pre-doctoral research fellow with the Middle East Initiative at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs for the 2021-2022 academic year. He is a PhD candidate at the Department of Political Science at Columbia University.

His research interests lie at the intersection between religion, politics, and the economy, with a special focus on the Middle East. His dissertation examines how religious seasons generate political pressures for economic distribution in Muslim societies and reshape distributive politics. He has also studied how conspiratorial thinking affects political attitudes, the persistent effects of religious violence, the politics of Islamic education, and the emergence of religious cleavages in electoral politics. In his research, he employs quasi-experimental statistical methods, experiments, text analysis, survey analysis, automated web scraping, and qualitative analysis

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