Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Tarek is Associate Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. His research focuses on political development in the Muslim world. He is the author of a forthcoming book on Islamic political parties and is the co-editor of Order, Conflict, and Violence (2008) and Problems and Methods in the Study of Politics (2004). His articles and reviews have appeared in the Journal of Democracy, Middle Eastern Law and Governance, the Washington Quarterly, the New York Times, Foreign Policy, and the International Journal of Middle East Studies - among others. Tarek is the recipient of grants and fellowships from the National Science Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, and the Paul and Daisy Soros Foundation, and is the 2009 winner of the American Political Science Association’s Aaron Wildavsky Prize for best dissertation in religion and politics.