Gabriel Koehler-Derrick is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at NYU Abu Dhabi. He holds a PhD from Harvard University, an MA from Columbia University, and a BA from Tufts University. Gabe’s research focuses on economic and political development, state building, and the politics of religion with a regional focus on the Middle East and North Africa. His work has been published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Terrorism and Political Violence, and International Studies Quarterly.
Prior to his current appointment, Gabe was a postdoctoral research associate at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University.