Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Department of Linguistics & Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages
Russell E. Lucas
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Russell Lucas pictureDirector of Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities, Associate Professor of Arabic

Ph.D., Government, Georgetown University

B-307 Wells Hall


Russell Lucas teaches classes on Middle Eastern politics and culture and on theories of global studies. His research specializes on Middle Eastern politics and culture with attention to democratization, public opinion, the media, and foreign policy. His book, Institutions and the Politics of Survival in Jordan: Domestic Responses to External Challenges, 1988-2001 was published by SUNY Press. He has also published articles in a range of journals including: Journal of Democracy, International Studies Quarterly, International Journal of Middle East Studies, Journal of Arabian Studies, Journal of Middle East Culture and Communication, and the Middle East Journal. He is currently writing a new book on the politics of Arab monarchies.