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Stacey Philbrick-Yadav

Associate Professor of Political Science

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Stacey Philbrick-Yadav chairs the Department of Political Science at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Specializing in the politics of Yemen, she published Islamists and the State: Legitimacy and Institutions in Yemen and Lebanon, and a number of articles about Yemen’s partisan and postpartisan politics. Her most recent work for the Crown Center includes “Fragmentation and Localization in Yemen’s War: Challenges and Opportunities for Peace,” for Middle East Brief.

Philbrick-Yadav serves in an organizing capacity with the Project on Middle East Political Science, the American Institute of Yemeni Studies, and the Center for Research in Partnership with the Orient in Bonn, Germany. Her current work engages forms of everyday peace building by noncombatant actors in Yemen, and the prospects of transitional justice.

Philbrick-Yadav holds a PhD in political science from the University of Pennsylvania.

Baidoa, Somalia

Makeshift, temporary shelter made of plastic and clothing at a refugee center in Baidoa, Somalia.