Justin Curtis

About Justin Curtis

I am broadly interested in authoritarian politics and political Islam. My dissertation explores the institutional conditions that limit Islamist violence and incentivize Islamist mobilization within political parties. 

Areas of Study

My major field is comparative politics, and my minor field is Middle East and North African studies.


The role of executive institutions in authoritarian regimes.

The role of semi-democratic instittuions in authoritarian durability. 

Mapping Islamic political ideologies (with Faten Ghosn)

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Justin Curtis
PhD Cadidate