Canceled: CMES Colloquium: The King’s Adviser: Assessing the Role of Experts in the Gulf Monarchies

April 16, 2020 - 12:00pm
Henry R. Luce Hall (LUCE ), 203 See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511

Calvert W. Jones is an Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park in the Department of Government & Politics. She earned her Ph.D. from Yale University, focusing on comparative politics, the Middle East, and mixed methods. She studies processes of social engineering, citizen-building, and socialization, especially in the authoritarian contexts of the Middle East. Her book, Bedouins into Bourgeois: Remaking Citizens for Globalization, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2017, and she is currently working on a second book, tentatively entitled Tolerance under Authoritarianism: State, Society, and the Politics of Avoidance. She also holds degrees from the University of Cambridge, U.C. Berkeley, and Columbia University.