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New publication: "Nationalist Narratives and Anti-Immigrant Attitudes: Exceptionalism and Collective Victimhood in Contemporary Israel"

Available online at the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. Here is the abstract:

While scholars have long studied the relationship between nationalist beliefs and anti-immigrant attitudes, such work has proceeded largely independently from research on collective memory, which explores how nationalist narratives are created, maintained,...

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New publication: "Is Civic Nationalism Necessarily Inclusive? Conceptions of Nationhood and Anti-Muslim Attitudes in Europe"

Available through Early View at the European Journal of Political Research. Here is the abstract:

Despite the centrality of national identity in the exclusionary discourse of the European radical right, scholars have not investigated how popular definitions of nationhood are connected to dispositions toward Muslims. Moreover, survey‐based studies tend to conflate anti‐...

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2018-19 Fellowship at Stanford University's Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences

On September 1, I will be joining the 2018-19 cohort of fellows at Stanford University's Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. In addition to finishing a few article manuscripts, I will be starting a book project on nationalist and populist politics in contemporary democracies. Read more about 2018-19 Fellowship at Stanford University's Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences

Spring/Summer 2018 Academic Talks

June: “The Global Rise of Nationalism," Aspen Foreign Ministers Forum, Versailles, France.

June: Keynote address: “The Mobilization of Resentment: Populism, Nationalism, and Authoritarianism in the United States and Europe," Populist Attitudes in Comparative Perspective Conference, University of Bamberg, Germany.

June: “Populism as Dog-Whistle Politics: Anti-Elite Discourse and Sentiments toward Minorities in the 2016 Presidential Election” (with Yueran Zhang*), Politicologenetmaal 2018, University of Leiden, the Netherlands.

June: “Is Civic Nationalism...

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New publication: "Ethno-Nationalist Populism and the Mobilization of Collective Resentment"

In a new article on radical-right politics, published in the British Journal of Sociology, I theorize populism, nationalism, and authoritarianism, examine trends in the corresponding discourse and attitudes, and suggest a resonance-based explanation for the timing of recent successes of the radical right. The full text is avialble here. Read more about New publication: "Ethno-Nationalist Populism and the Mobilization of Collective Resentment"