Joshua Stacher is an Assistant Professor and was a 2012-13 Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Stacher’s scholarship focuses on authoritarian durability and social movements in the Middle East and North Africa. He is currently working on a project on Egypt's political transition.
Stacher is the author of Adaptable Autocrats: Regime Power in Egypt & Syria (Stanford UP, 2012) as well as other peer-reviewed journal articles. He is a regular contributor to and on the editorial board of MERIP's inﬂuential Middle East Report. Stacher has made media appearances and written commentary for NPR, CNN, BBC, Al-Jazeera, Foreign Affairs, Jadaliyya, and The New York Times, among others. He is also a founding member of the Northeast Ohio Consortium on Middle East Studies.
Stacher earned his BA from Washington & Jefferson College, MA from the American University in Cairo, and a PhD at the University of St. Andrews. Prior to working at KSU, Stacher was a post- doctoral fellow at Syracuse University.