Professor David Faris

speaking at Johns Hopkins with Fmr Ambassador Robert Ford, Syrian opposition leader Hadi Al-Bahra and Professor Ryan Calder

Speaking at Johns Hopkins with Former U.S. Ambassador Robert Ford, Syrian opposition leader Hadi Al-Bahra and Professor Ryan Calder at the Foreign Affairs Symposium, March 11th, 2015

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 article: “Why We Can’t Have Nice Things: Amtrak and the Deterioration of American Infrastructure.

Commentary on the Iran nuclear deal: “Good Will Hunting in Iran: The Nuclear Deal, the Committee on the Persian Danger, and Strategic Reality.”

Recent Work

Interview with WGN Radio on ISIS.

What Happened, If It Happened: The Islamic State and the Eclipse of the Arab Spring.

Q&A on ISIS and the Middle East.

Video: Conversation with Marc Lynch of George Washington University.

 

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!