We are pleased to invite Dr. Faris, Professor of Political Science, Roosevelt University, will be speaking about the uprising in Egypt and the process of constitutional design currently happening in the country.
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January 16, 2013
About Dr. David Faris
David Faris is currently teaching and researching at Roosevelt University in downtown Chicago. In addition to his post in the Political Science & Public Administration department, he is the director of Roosevelt’s exciting, interdisciplinary Internationa
He spent a year and a half in Cairo, Egypt between 2006 and 2011 doing interviews with activists, journalists and students for that project. His academic work has been published in Middle East Policy, Arab Media & Society and Politique Etrangèr, and he has published op-eds with NPR.org, the Christian Science Monitor, the Daily News Egypt, the Philadelphia Citypaper, the Philadelphia Inquirer and more. He is currently at work on a book-length project on social media and public diplomacy in the Middle East, as well as collaborating with Babak Rahimi on an edited volume on social media in Iran, which is under contract with SUNY press.