Focus areas: Syrian refugee reactions to international intervention in the Syrian civil war, Clientelism and ethnic and tribal politics, Anti-Americanism in the Arab world

Daniel Corstange's teaching focus is political development, ethnic  politics, and research methods. He previously taught at University of Maryland, and was a  visiting fellow at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame.

Corstange holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Michigan and a B.A. in political science and history from Northwestern University.


  • "Vote Trafficking in Lebanon," International Journal of Middle East Studies (forthcoming).
  • "Taking Sides in Other People's Elections: The Polarizing Effect of Foreign Intervention," (with Nikolay Marinov), American Journal of Political Science (forthcoming).
  • "Ethnicity on the Sleeve and Class in the Heart: When do People Respond to Identity and Material Interests?" British Journal of Political Science (forthcoming).
  • "Religion, Pluralism, and Iconography in the Public Sphere: Theory and Evidence from Lebanon," World Politics (2012).
  • "The Parliamentary Election in Lebanon, June 2009," Electoral Studies (2010).
  • "Sensitive Questions, Truthful Answers?  Modeling the List Experiment with LISTIT," Political Analysis (2009).
  • "Tribes and the Rule of Law in Yemen," Al-Masar (2009).
  • "Drawing Dissent: Political Cartoons in Yemen," PS: Political Science and Politics (2007).