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Islam and Politics in the Middle East

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Institute For Middle East Studies

Join POMEPS and Mark Tessler to discuss his recent release, Islam and Politics in the Middle East: Explaining the Views of Ordinary CitizensOpens in a new window (Indiana University Press, 2015).


  • Mark Tessler is a Samuel J. Eldersveld Collegiate Professor of political science at the University of Michigan and co-directs the Arab Barometer SurveyOpens in a new window project.  His research examines the nature, determinants, and political implications of attitudes and values held by ordinary citizens the Middle East and he has written extensively on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.