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Ellen Lust

Professor

Ellen Lust
Professor
ellen.lust@gu.se
+46 31 786 6534
0766-186534

Postal Address: Box 711, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 19 , 41123 Göteborg


Department of Political Science (More Information)
Box 711
40530 Göteborg
www.pol.gu.se
stats@pol.gu.se

Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 19 , 40530 Göteborg

About Ellen Lust

Presentation

Ellen Lust is the Founding Director of the Programs on Governance and Local Development at Yale University (est. 2013) and at the University of Gothenburg (est. 2015), and Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Gothenburg. She also serves as a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Project on Middle East Democracy in Washington, DC. She received her M.A. in Modern Middle East and North African Studies (1993) and PhD in Political Science from the University of Michigan (1997). She held faculty positions at Rice University and Yale University, and was a visiting scholar at the Institute of Graduate Studies (Geneva, Switzerland) and the Straus Institute at NYU.

Ellen has conducted fieldwork and implemented surveys in Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria and Tunisia. She has authored numerous books and articles, including most recently, Trust, Voice and Incentives: Learning from Local Successes in Service Delivery in the Middle East and North Africa, (Washington, DC: World Bank, 2015) in collaboration with Hana Brixi and Michael Woolcock.

Her current research is aimed at developing local governance indicators and examining the role of social institutions in governance. She was a co-founder of the Transitional Governance Project, a founding associate editor of Middle East Law and Governance, and has served as an advisor and consultant to such organizations as the Carter Center, Freedom House, NDI, UNDEF, UNDP, USAID, and the World Bank. Foundations such as the Moulay Hicham Foundation, National Science Foundation, Social Science Research Council, and the Swedish Research Council have supported her work. More at http://gld.commons.yale.edu/ and http://transitionalgovernanceproject.org

 

Latest publications

Parties in Transitional Democracies: Authoritarian Legacies and Post-Authoritarian Challenges in the MiddleEast and North Africa
Ellen Lust, David Waldner
Nancy Bermeo (ed.). Parties, Movements, and Democracy in the Developing World, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, Chapter in book 2016
Chapter in book

Institutions and Governance
Ellen Lust
Ellen Lust (Ed.) The Middle East, 14th Edition., Washington, DC, CQ Press, Chapter in book 2016
Chapter in book

The Middle East, 14th Edition
Ellen Lust
Washington, DC, Sage, Textbook 2016
Textbook

“Why fear explains the failure of Egypt’s revolution”
Ellen Lust, Jakob Wichmann, Gamal Soltan
The Washington Post, Newspaper article 2016
Newspaper article

Binding Constraints in Service Delivery in Malawi
Ellen Lust, Hannah Swila, Boniface Dulani
Other 2016
Other

“Background Paper for the World Development Report: Governance and Service Delivery in the Middle East and North Africa”
Ellen Lust
Report prepared for the World Bank, used in the 2017 World Development Report, Other 2016
Other

The Decline and Fall of the Arab State
A. I. Ahram, Ellen Lust
Survival, Journal article 2016
Journal article

Local Governance – Measuring Governance Dimensions and the Relationship with Social Institutions’
Ellen Lust
9 December, Lund University, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

Rethinking the Importance of State and Nation in Democratization
Ellen Lust
November 6, University of Oslo, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

Local Governance Performance Index
Ellen Lust
15 June, New York City, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

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2016

Parties in Transitional Democracies: Authoritarian Legacies and Post-Authoritarian Challenges in the MiddleEast and North Africa
Ellen Lust, David Waldner
Nancy Bermeo (ed.). Parties, Movements, and Democracy in the Developing World, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, Chapter in book 2016
Chapter in book

Institutions and Governance
Ellen Lust
Ellen Lust (Ed.) The Middle East, 14th Edition., Washington, DC, CQ Press, Chapter in book 2016
Chapter in book

The Middle East, 14th Edition
Ellen Lust
Washington, DC, Sage, Textbook 2016
Textbook

“Why fear explains the failure of Egypt’s revolution”
Ellen Lust, Jakob Wichmann, Gamal Soltan
The Washington Post, Newspaper article 2016
Newspaper article

Binding Constraints in Service Delivery in Malawi
Ellen Lust, Hannah Swila, Boniface Dulani
Other 2016
Other

“Background Paper for the World Development Report: Governance and Service Delivery in the Middle East and North Africa”
Ellen Lust
Report prepared for the World Bank, used in the 2017 World Development Report, Other 2016
Other

The Decline and Fall of the Arab State
A. I. Ahram, Ellen Lust
Survival, Journal article 2016
Journal article

2015

Local Governance – Measuring Governance Dimensions and the Relationship with Social Institutions’
Ellen Lust
9 December, Lund University, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

Rethinking the Importance of State and Nation in Democratization
Ellen Lust
November 6, University of Oslo, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

Local Governance Performance Index
Ellen Lust
15 June, New York City, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

Showing 1 - 10 of 23

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