Al-Saeedi, Safa. “The Arab spring: why did the uprisings miss the monarchies?” Contemporary Politics (2021): 1-26.
“Resistance to Religious Reforms in the Arab World: Evidence from Egypt and Lebanon”
“Conceptualizing Saudi Arabia's Key Political Players”
“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)