- Dr Lucy Abbott
- Career Development Fellow in Politics and International Relations of the Middle East
- 3.10 Chrystal Macmillan Building 15a George Square Edinburgh UK EH8 9LD
- +44 (0) 131 6508254
- Research Interests
- Cybersecurity, IR and the Middle East, The Arab World, Regionalism, Public Sphere, Digital technologies, The Gulf States, Jordan, Process Tracing
Guidance and Feedback Hours
- Wednesdays 11:00 -13:00 appointments available at https://lucymabbott.youcanbook.me
BA Hons, MA, PhD (Dunelm)
Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy
Before coming to Edinburgh, Lucy lectured in Middle East Politics at the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford. During her PhD, she was a visiting scholar at the Annenberg School of Communication at the University of Pennsylvania and conducted fieldwork in the Middle East.
Her current research project examines the role of information and communication technologies in state-building in the Arab states of the Middle East past and present.
- (2017) “International Democracy Promotion and Democratization in the Middle East and North Africa" Democratization Pre-published online 9th Feb 2017
- (2016) "The Conceptual Public Sphere and its Problems: Habermas, Political Action and the Arab States" Journal of International Political Theory Vol. 12 (3): 365-379