February 9 - 10, 2012
Amaney A. Jamal is the Associate Professor of Politics at Princeton University, where she directs the Workshop on Arab Political Development. She is the author of several books on democratization and the politics of civic engagement in the Arab World including Barriers to Democracy: The Other Side of Social Capital in Palestine and the Arab World (2008). As well, Prof. Jamal has written on Muslim and Arab American patterns of civic engagement and led several major research projects on these issues including, the Arab Barometer Project, the Pew Research Center Project focusing on Islam in America, and the Detroit Arab American Study. Her forthcoming book from Princeton University Press is entitled, Of Empires and Citizens: Pro-American Democracy or No Democracy at All.