Speaking to Al-Jazeera English before the 2016 election

Speaking to Al-Jazeera English before the 2016 election

Welcome to my home page! Above you’ll find tabs with links to my syllabi, published work, c.v. and projects. If you’re a prospective student and you want to know more about Roosevelt’s Political Science program, please email me at dfaris@roosevelt.edu and follow me on Twitter @davidmfaris.


New Articles

Obstruct and Delay Trump.” USA Today, January 4th, 2016.

A Ferocious Plan For Democrats To Reconquer America.” The Week, January 5th, 2016.

Recent Opinion Journalism

How Trump Is Continuing the Worst Part of the Bush Legacy.The Week, January 3rd, 2016.

 Time For Democrats To Fight Dirty.The Week, December 1st, 2016.

America’s Sisi: On What Has Been Lost and What Must Be Done.Informed Comment, November 9th, 2016.

The Trump Debate Disaster and the Crash of GOP Flight 2016.” Informed Comment, October 20th, 2016.

The Unbearable Horror of Donald Trump.” Informed Comment. October 11th, 2016.

Vote For Hillary Clinton or Die in a Fiery Apocalypse: A Letter to Young Progressives.” Informed Comment, September 28th, 2016.

It Could Happen To You: How Trump Could Make America Less Democratic” Informed Comment, August 24th, 2016

American democracy is hurtling toward an apocalyptic showdown about legitimacy.” The Week. June 14th, 2016.

How to fix the Democrats Broken Presidential Nominating Process.


Advise and Consent: Are crowdsourcing sites democratic or oppressive?



Published in May 2013: Dissent and Revolution in a Digital Age: Social Media, Blogging and Activism in Egypt. See the tab labeled “book” above for more details. Acquire a copy for your university library!