Author profile: Akis Kalaitzidis

Akis Kalaitzidis is a Professor of Political Science at the Department of Government, International Studies and Languages (GISL), University of Central Missouri (UCM).

Elite Choices, Path Dependency and the Arab Spring

Akis Kalaitzidis • May 20 2019 • Articles

Structural and demographic factors have been favoured as explanations for the Arab Spring, but more careful analysis and research points to the impact of national elites.

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