Research & Writing
"Categorising Syrians in Lebanon as 'vulnerable'." With M. Janmyr. Forced Migration Review, Issue 57. (2018)
"Modes of Ordering: Labelling, Classification and Categorization in Lebanon's Refugee Response." With M. Janmyr. Journal of Refugee Studies. (2018)
"'Standoffish' Policy-making: Inaction and Change in the Lebanese Response to the Syrian Migrant Crisis." Middle East Law and Governance, Vol. 9 (3). (2017) (Original pre-publication version available here)
"Municipal Service Provision, Stability, Social Cohesion, and Legitimacy in Lebanon." With L-H Piron. Developmental Leadership Program (University of Birmingham)/Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs (American University Beirut). UK: Department for International Development (DFID). (2016)
From Sectopolitics to a Politics of Diversity: Issues and Options for Deconfessionalising Lebanon. Co-edited with K. Beck,N. Betel, E. Dimitrova, A. Hiatt, A. Tanel. Ottawa, Canada: Forum of Federations. (2010)
"Electoral Systems and Political Parties," in K. Beck et al. (eds.), From Sectopolitics to a Politics of Diversity: Issues and Options for Deconfessionalising Lebanon (pp.41-58). Ottawa, Canada: Forum of Federations (2010)
"Transforming Refugees into Migrants: Institutional Change and the Politics of International Protection." With K. Norman. Conditionally Accepted at European Journal of International Relations.
"Brothers, Workers or Syrians? The politics of naming in Lebanese municipalities." Under Review.
" The Ethical Challenges of Field Research in the Syrian Refugee Crisis." With D. Masterson. APSA MENA Politics, Newsletter of the MENA Politics Section of APSA, Volume 2, Issue 1, 2019.
"Millions of Syrians' lives depend on whether they're designated as 'refugees'." With M. Janmyr. The Washington Post. (2018)
"Inaction as Policy-Making: Understanding Lebanon’s Early Response to the Refugee Influx," Project on Middle East Political Science (POMEPS) Studies, Vol. 25. (2017)
"Trudeau should repeal refugee agreement with U.S." Toronto Star. (2017)
"From Conflict-insensitive to Conflict-driven Aid: Responding to the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Lebanon." Middle East Institute. (2016)
"Rethinking State Capacity in the Face of Crisis." The New West: Official Blog of the Western Political Science Association. (2015)
"Calling People Fleeing Their Homes Refugees Instead of Migrants Is Not Enough." With K. Norman. Muftah. (2014)
"L’Affaire Sodiqov: l’affaire de tous." With G. Arsenault. Le Devoir. (2014)
"Open Borders, Local Closures: The Politics of Local Responses to Refugee Crises." Talk presented at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, March 2019.
"In Search of Global Freedom." With R. Hansen and J. Wong. Stratford Festival & CBC Ideas Forum, June 2018.