Scholar Spotlight

Ep3: Assessing Egypt’s Media Landscape

In this episode, our featured scholars explore Egypt’s media landscape before, during, and after the 2011 uprisings. In the first part, they assess the importance of press freedom in Egypt’s impending presidential elections. In the second, they describe new technologies...

Ep2: Characterizing U.S.-Egyptian Relations

In this episode, our featured scholars tackle U.S.-Egyptian relations, situating recent developments in U.S. foreign policy in a broader context of human rights and strategic aid. Each scholar, drawing on years of experience in the worlds of government, human rights,...

Ep1: Political Theory and Policymaking

In this episode, Professors Larry Diamond, Francis Fukuyama, and Michael McFaul discuss the intersections of development and democracy theory and policy-making. Particularly, they take a critical look at the theories and policies that have played out in Egypt since 2011...