Indiana University Bloomington
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People: Core Faculty

Abdulkader SinnoAbdulkader Sinno

  • Associate Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
  • Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
  • Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • PhD, UCLA, 2002 (Political Science)

Research Interests

  • Civil wars, ethnic strife and other conflicts
  • Muslims in Western Politics
  • Political Islam
  • Minority representation
  • Attitudes towards minorities and immigration

Contact Information

Email: asinno@indiana.edu
Office: Woodburn Hall 323
Phone: (812) 855-5885
Website: http://www.sinno.com/

Courses Recently Taught

  • Muslims in Western Politics
  • Political Controversies in U.S. Foreign Policy in the Muslim World
  • The Contemporary Middle East in World Politics
  • Comparative Politics
  • Researching the politics of the Muslim World
  • Researching Civil War
  • Researching the Politics of Western Muslims

Publication Highlights

  • “Muslim Americans and the political system,” in The Oxford Handbook of American Islam, edited by Yvonne Haddad and Jane I. Smith, 2013.
  • Editor and contributor, “Researching Western Muslims,” special section of The Review of Middle Eastern Studies 46 (2) Winter 2012.
  • “Armed groups’ organizational structure and their strategic options,” International Review of the Red Cross 93, No. 882, June 2012.
  • “Opportunités et risques de la représentation des musulmans occidentaux dans les institutions élues,” in Minorités Visibles en Politique, edited by Esther Benbassa. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2011.
  • “Toward Electability: Public Office and the Arab Vote,” in Arab Detroit 9/11: Life in the Terror Decade, edited by Nabeel Abraham, Sally Howell, and Andrew Shryock. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2011. (with Eren Tatari)
  • "Education, Income and Support for Suicide Bombings: Evidence from Six Muslim Countries." Journal of Conflict Resolution 54 (1), 146–78 (2010, with Najeeb Shafiq).
  • "An Experimental Investigation of Causal Attributions for the Political Behavior of Muslim Candidates: Can a Muslim Represent You?" Politics and Religion 2, 247–76 (2009, with Eileen Braman).
  • Editor, Muslims in Western Politics. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009.
  • Editor and contributor, Muslims in Western Politics. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009.
  • "An Experimental Investigation of Causal Attributions for the Political Behavior of Muslim Candidates: Can a Muslim Represent You?" Politics and Religion 2, 247–76 (2009, with Eileen Braman).
  • Organizations at War in Afghanistan and Beyond. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 2008.
  • “Explaining the Taliban’'s Ability to Mobilize the Pushtuns”." In Decade of the Taliban, edited by Robert Crews. Boston: Harvard University Press, 2008.
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