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Comparative Politics; Political Violence; Ethnicity; Nationalism; State-minority relations; Tribes and the State; Politics of the Middle East (Israel, Iraq, The Gulf).
B.A. Tufts University
Scott Weiner is a third year in the Political Science doctoral program. His research focuses on state-minority relations with a particular emphasis on tribes and the state. Prior to beginning his doctoral studies, Scott worked as a researcher at a think tank and a defense contractor, both in Washington, D.C., where he analyzed Iraqi elections, Arab and Iraqi media, and translated insurgent messaging. Scott has also studied at Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Beer Sheva, Israel. He worked with Negev Bedouin population as part of research for his senior thesis about states, minorities, and political violence in Israel. He has presented work at the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference and the Annual Association for the Study of Nationalities World Convention. Scott is also chair of the Middle East Discussion Group of Young Professionals in Foreign Policy, an 8,000 member non-profit organization based in Washington. He speaks Arabic, Hebrew, and French.