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Kristin Fabbe is a PhD candidate in Political Science at MIT specializing in the comparative politics of the Middle East and Balkans. Her research interests broadly include, state-building, nationalism, and the relationship between religion and politics. She is currently working on her dissertation, which explains the varying success of "secular revolutions" in post-Ottoman states. Kristin's research has been funded by various organizations, including ACLS/Mellon, the Institute of Turkish Studies, the American Research Institute in Turkey, the National Security Education Program, and the Smith Richardson Foundation. In 2012, she will be joining the Government Department at Claremont Mckenna College.


Doing more with less: the Justice and Development Party (AKP), Turkish elections, and the uncertain future of Turkish politics. Nationalities Papers. 2011. (pdf)