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Courtney FreerVisiting Assistant Professor



  • D.Phil., Politics, University of Oxford, England
  • M.A., Middle East Studies, The George Washington University
  • A.B., Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University

Teaching/Research Areas

  • Political science
  • Islam and politics

Books Published

  • The Resilience of Parliamentary Politics in Kuwait: Parliament, Rentierism, and Society (Oxford University Press, November 2023)
  • With Alanoud Alsharekh. Tribalism and Political Power in the Gulf: State-Building and National Identity in Kuwait, Qatar and the UAE (IB Tauris, 2021)
  • Rentier Islamism: The Influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in Gulf Monarchies (Oxford University Press, 2018)