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Alexandra Blackman

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Alexandra Blackman

Conflict and Polarization Initiative Fellow

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Alexandra Blackman is a PhD candidate in the political science and a pre-doctoral fellow at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law at Stanford University. Her research interests include the relationship between political regimes and religious institutions, as well as the development and deployment of religious identities in the political sphere. Her research is also motivated by a broader interest in the politics of the Middle East, including gender, political party development, the evolution of authoritarian institutions, and the role of foreign and transnational forces in the region. She has conducted research in Egypt, France, Tunisia, and the United States.