• Transformations of Islamist Parties after the Arab Spring (Forthcoming)

Refereed Articles and Papers:

  • 2016. “Political Salafism in Egypt”, Orient journal, Vol. IV, 2016, view online


  • 2015. “Upended Path: The Rise and Fall of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood”, The Middle East Journal, Vol. 69, No. 4, Fall 2015, pp. 527-543, view online


  • 2013. ‘Pious Way to Politics: The Rise of Political Salafism in Egypt in Post-Mubarak Egypt’, Digest of Middle East Studies, Vol. 22:1, April, view online

  • 2013. “Arab Islamists from Opposition to Power: A Critical Appraisal”, IEMED.

  • 2012. “The Advent of Islamic Democracy in MENA”, Policy Brief no. 49 the European Institute of the Mediterranean.

  • 2012. ‘The Power of the Jama‘a: The Role of Hasan al-Banna in Constructing the Collective Identity of the Muslim Brotherhood’, Sociology of Islam, Vol. 1, Issue 1, view online

  • 2012. ‘Islamist Parties in the post-Arab Spring”, Mediterranean Politics, vol. 17, issue 3, view online

  • 2012. ‘Religion in Egypt’s Public Sphere after the Revolution’, (Doha: Doha Institute), view online


  • 2010. 'The Myth of Excluding Moderate Islamists in the Arab World', Policy Paper No. 4, The Brookings Institute, Washington: D.C. view online

  • 2009. ‘Young Brotherhood in Search for New Path’, Current Trends in Islamist Ideology Journal, Vol.9, October 2009, view online

  • 2009. ‘Jihadists Revisionism: Will It Save the World?’, Middle East Brief, Crown Center of Middle East Studies, Brandies University, No. 35. view online

Refereed chapters:


  • 2017. “Unpacking the Sacred Canopy: Egypt’s Salafis between Religion and Politics”, in Francesco Cavatorta and Fabio Merone (Ed.), Salafism After The Arab Awakening: Contending with People’s Power, (London: Hurst), Hardback: 9781849044868

  • 2014. ​“Democratic Deficit in Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood”, in Larbi Sadiki (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of the Arab Spring: Rethinking Democratization, (London: Routledge Publications) Hardback: 978-0-415-52391-22012

  • ​2013. "Egypt: The New Puritans", in Robin Wright (Ed.) The Islamists Are Coming: Who They  Really Are, (Washington: USIP Press)

  • ​2012. "Egypt and the EU in the Post-Mubarak Era’, in ‘The Future of the Mediterranean: Which Way f   or Europe and North Africa?’, (Berlin: Bertelsmann Stiftung) ISSN: 1868-5048.

Policy papers and Op-Eds (selected):

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