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Al-Saeedi, Safa. “The Arab spring: why did the uprisings miss the monarchies?Contemporary Politics (2021): 1-26.

Under Review  


“Resistance to Religious Reforms in the Arab World: Evidence from Egypt and Lebanon”
“Conceptualizing Saudi Arabia's Key Political Players”

Working Papers 

“Falsified Sphere? Internet Effects on Political Expression”
“Digital Media: The Unequalizer Equalizer" 

Select Ongoing Works

"The Rise and Fall of the Islamic Awakening Movement (Al-Sahwa) from a Communication Perspective"

Anonymous Dissidence in Authoritarian Politics,” with Alexandra Siegel (the University of Colorado at Boulder)
“Decline of Religiosity in the Middle East: Causes and Effects,” with
Fatih Serkant Adiguzel (Sabancı University)
“Renegotiating the Social Contract: Taxation in Saudi Arabia,” with
Yasmina Abouzzohour (Princeton University)

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