Steffen Hertog


Steffen Hertog is a senior lecturer in comparative politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He was previously Kuwait Professor at the Chaire Moyen Orient at Sciences Po/Paris. His research interests include Gulf politics, Middle East political economy, political violence and radicalization, and he has published in journals such as World Politics, Review of International Political Economy, Comparative Studies in Society and History, Business History, Archives Européennes de Sociologie, and International Journal of Middle East Studies. His book about Saudi state-building, “Princes, Brokers and Bureaucrats: Oil and State in Saudi Arabia” was published by Cornell University Press in 2010.

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