Soha Hammam

Nonviolent Action Lab Research Associate and Democracy Visiting Fellow, AY2023-2024

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Soha is a Democracy Visiting Fellow at Harvard University’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation for the academic year 2023-2024, concurrently serving as a Research Associate at the Nonviolent Action Lab’s Crowd Counting Consortium.

Soha’s research examines the prospects for political change in authoritarian regimes through nonviolent collective action, with a specific focus on the MENA region. Her current work also involves the application of computational social science methods to study strategies to empower vulnerable populations and address issues related to social justice and inequality. Her research has been published in Regional Studies, Regional Science.

Soha holds a Doctorate in Political Science and a Master’s in Applied Data Science and International Studies from Claremont Graduate University. She was a 2021-2022 Peace Scholar Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace and a recipient of the 2021-2022 Transdisciplinary Studies Dissertation Award from Claremont Graduate University.