Sean L. Yom

Sean L. Yom

Sean L. Yoma Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Research Institute’s Program on the Middle East, is an Assistant Professor of Political Science (Comparative Politics) at Temple University.  His research broadly focuses on authoritarianism and development, and he is now finishing his first book on state-building and political order in the post-colonial Middle East.  His other current research interests concern the future of democratic reforms in the Arab world, patterns of transnational hierarchy between sovereign states, and contemporary methods of comparative-historical analysis.  At Temple, he teaches courses on Middle East politics, comparative political regimes, and democracy in the modern world.  He received his Ph.D. at Harvard (2009) and thereafter completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Stanford. 

 

Dr. Sean L. Yom
Department of Political Science
Temple University
452 Gladfelter Hall
Philadelphia, PA, 19122