Author profile: Patricia Sohn

Patricia J. Sohn is associate professor of political science and Jewish studies at the University of Florida She is a scholar of comparative politics with an expertise in micro-level and historical institutional analysis, particularly as they relate to the politics of the Middle East, comparative judicial politics, and the intersection of law, religion, and gender politics.  She is the editor of the e-textbook, Qualitative Comparative Politics.

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If There Was a Time to Support Reformists in Iran, It’s Now

With Iran and Israel coming perilously close to the risk of war, now is the time to support reform in Iran.

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N-of-1 Survey Finds Support for a Return to the Divine Right of Kings (A Satire)

A satirical commentary on the feasibility of a return to the divine right of kings in light of a perceived decline of the rule of law.

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Why Trump’s Meeting with North Korea Matters: The Asia-Middle East Connection

Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong-un may be strategic for U.S. foreign politics in the face of strengthening relations between North Korea and Iran.

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