Western University Political ScienceFaculty of Social Science

Saad Abbasi

PhD Candidate


BA Concordia, MA Toronto


Working Title: "Islam, Sharia, and Democracy: Congruencies, Tensions, and Contradictions"

Research Interests

Comparative Politics, International Political Economy, Religion and Politics, Democratization (Muslim world), Civil Society, Social Movements, Islamic political theory, Political Islam/Islamism, Politics of the Middle East/North Africa/South Asia.

Selected Publications

Selected Conference Presentations and Guest Lectures