Sean L. Yom

Assistant Professor

Office: 452 Gladfelter Hall
Phone: 215-204-1163


Sean L. Yom is Assistant Professor of Political Science, specializing in the subfield of comparative politics.  His research broadly focuses on authoritarianism, democracy, and development in the Middle East and North Africa, including historical processes of post-colonial state formation, the contemporary dynamics of regime durability, and strategic implications for US foreign policy.  He has published widely on these issues, and his first book is forthcoming (under contract) through Columbia University Press.  He received his Ph.D. at Harvard and thereafter completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Stanford.

CV: Dr. Sean L. Yom

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