Marc Lynch

Marc Lynch

Marc Lynch

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs



Email: Marc Lynch
Office Phone: (202) 994-5291
Fax: (202) 994-5477

Marc Lynch is the director of the Middle East Studies Program at the Elliott School of International Affairs, founding director of the Project on Middle East Political Science and co-director of the Program on African Social Research, editor of the book series Columbia Studies in Middle East Politics, associate editor of The Monkey Cage political science blog. His recent books include The Political Science of the Middle East: Theory and Research After the Arab Uprisings (edited with Sean Yom and Jillian Schwedler), The New Arab Wars: Anarchy and Uprising in the Middle East, The Arab Uprising: Unfinished Revolutions of the New Middle East, The Arab Uprisings Explained, and Voices of the New Arab Public.

Arab media and public opinion, Islamist movements, constructivism in international relations, public diplomacy.

PSC 2478 - International Relations of the Middle East

IAFF 6379 - Middle East Studies Capstone

2014. (Edited). The Arab Uprisings Explained: New Contentious Politics in the Middle East. New York: Columbia University Press.

2012. The Arab Uprising: The Unfinished Revolutions of the New Middle East. New York: Public Affairs. Updated paperback edition, 2013.

2006. Voices of the New Arab Public: Iraq, Al Jazeera, and Middle East Politics Today. New York: Columbia University Press.

Ph.D., Cornell University, 1997

B.A., Duke University, 1990