Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters
  • “Introduction,” in Islamist Politics in the Middle East: Movements and Change, edited volume, (London & New York: Routledge), pp. 1-20, 2012.
  • “Political Da‘wa: Understanding the Muslim Brotherhood’s Participation in Semi-Authoritarian Elections,” in Islamist Politics in the Middle East: Movements and Change, (London & New York: Routledge), pp. 120-145, 2012.
  • “Inside an Egyptian Parliamentary Campaign,” in Political Participation in the Middle East, eds. Ellen Lust-Okar and Saloua Magrawi, pp. 95-120, (Boulder: Lynne Rienner), 2008.
  • “Ethnography, Identity and the Production of Knowledge,” in Dvora Yanow and Peregrine Schwartz- Shea (eds.) Interpretation and Method: Empirical Research Methods and the Interpretive Turn (Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe), pp. 244-263, 2006 (second edition, forthcoming January 2013)
  • “In the Basha’s House: The Organizational Culture of Egyptian Public-Sector Enterprise,” International Journal of Middle East Studies vol. 35, pp. 103-132, February 2003. (reprinted in Politics of the Modern Arab World: Critical Concepts in the Modern Politics of the Middle East, edited by Laleh Khalili, London: Routledge, 2008). [PDF]
  • “The Politics of Laughter: Nasser, Sadat and Mubarek in Egyptian Political Jokes,” Folklore vol. 103, no. 1, spring/summer, pp. 75-91, 1992. [PDF]

Other Articles and Book Chapters 

  • “Egypt’s Muslim Brothers in Late Mubarak Egypt,” (with Joshua Stacher), in Revolution, Protest and Social Change in Egypt, 1999-2011, edited by Jeannie Sowers and Chris Toensing, (London: Verso), May 2012.
  • “After Mubarak, Mubarak?” Current History, Volume 107, Issue 713, pp. 418-424, December 2008. [PDF]
  • “Democracy: the Middle East,” Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World, ed., Peter N. Stearns, (Oxford: Oxford University Press), pp. 454-458, 2008.
  • “Boxing in the Brothers,” (with Joshua Stacher), MERIP Online, August 2007. [PDF]
  • “Popular Media, Opinion Leaders and Islamophobia,” in Islamophobia and Anti-Americanism: Causes and Remedies, edited by Mohamed Nimer, (Beltsville, MD: Amana), pp. 75-87, 2007.
  • “Egypt,” Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion (second edition), ed. Robert Wuthnow, (Washington DC: CQ Press), December 2006.
  • “The Brotherhood Goes to Parliament,” (with Joshua Stacher), Middle East Report, Number 240, pp. 32- 39, Fall 2006 (Named one of the six works to read on Egyptian politics by Foreign Affairs). [PDF]
  • “Egypt: The Gamal Mubarak Paradox,” Arab Reform Bulletin, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Volume 4, Issue 5, June 2006. [PDF]
  • “Losing Hearts and Minds: Understanding America’s Failure in Iraq,” Georgetown Journal of International Affairs (Volume 6, Issue 1, Winter/Spring), pp. 71-79, 2005. [PDF]
  • “Egypt after 9/11: Politics and Perceptions of the US,” (Social Science Research Council) 2003.
  • “Political Succession in Egypt,” Middle East Policy volume IX, Number 3, pp. 110-113, September 2002. [PDF]

Short Pieces and Commentary

  • “The World Bank’s Role in the Middle East,” Marketplace Commentary, April 15, 2011.
  • “Hear Out Muslim Brotherhood,” (with Joshua Stacher), Boston Globe, March 25, 2007 (reprinted in the International Herald Tribune March 26, 2007). [PDF]
  • “Come to Know Each Other — Reflections on the Pew Survey “The Great Divide: How Westerners and Muslims View Each Other,” Diplomat, Issue 3, pp. 34-35, September 2006. (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Saudi Arabia).
  • “Winners and Losers in Egypt’s Elections,” Daily Star (Egypt), November 10, 2006.
  • Double Standards,” Al Ahram Weekly, 4-10 August, 2005. Reprinted as “The Inequality of Empathy” in multiple publications.
  • “The West and the Arabs: The Need for Coordinated Action,” Al Hayat, November 28, 2004 (in Arabic). Reprinted in The Jordan Times December 21, 2004.