Sarah Bush is an Assistant Professor of political science at Temple University and Senior Fellow of the Project on the Middle East at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. Her research focuses primarily on democracy promotion, non-state actors in world politics, and gender and human rights policy in the developing world. Her first book, The Taming of Democracy Assistance is out now. Other work has been published or is forthcoming in International Organization and International Studies Quarterly. She has held fellowships at Harvard’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and the Miller Center for Public Affairs at the University of Virginia. Dr. Bush received a B.A. in political science and history from Northwestern University (2005) and a Ph.D. in politics from Princeton University (2011).
- Anti-Americanism, Authoritarian Politics, and Attitudes about Women’s Representation: Evidence from a Survey Experiment in Jordan - Wiley Online Library -
- Does Western Pressure for Gender Equality Help? - The Washington Post -
- Are We Repeating Democracy Promotion Mistakes in Tunisia? - The Middle East Channel of Foreign Policy -
- Confront or Conform? Rethinking U.S. Democracy Assistance - Project on Middle East Democracy -
- International Politics and the Spread of Quotas for Women in Legislatures - International Organization -