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Allison Spencer Hartnett
University of Southern California
Occupation
Assistant Professor
Contact
Email: ahartnet@usc.edu
Primary Phone: (475) 231-
USC POIR
3518 Trousdale Pkwy CPA 327
Los Angeles, CA, 90089
United States
Discipline
Political Science
Sub Areas
Political Economy
Middle East/Near East Studies
Development
Colonialism
Democratization
Comparative
Geographic Areas of Interest
All Middle East
Jordan
Egypt
Iraq
Syria
Morocco
Mashreq
Specialties
State Building
Elite Formation
Inequality And Redistribution
Languages
Arabic (advanced)
English (native)
French (intermediate)
Education
DPhil | 2019 | Politics | University of Oxford
MPhil | 2013 | Middle East Studies | University of Oxford
Abstracts
Against the flow: stakeholder dynamics and informal institutions in Jordanian water governance Give and Take: Why Authoritarian Regimes Redistribute in MENA Colonial Legacies, Landed Elites and Regime Survival in the Middle East The Colonial Origins of Coercive Institutions in MENA Capitalizing on Crisis: Firm Owners and Informal Refugee Labor in Jordan After Empires: Legacies of Foreign Rule and Long-Run Fiscal Capacity in Arab States State Building and Regressive Redistribution: Evidence from Colonial Property Reforms in Jordan