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

Recent work

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.

The GOP’s Anti-Government Line Created Trump.

5 Questions For Syria Hawks.

“When Will War Be Off the Table?”

Advise and Consent: Are crowdsourcing sites democratic or oppressive?

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!