Dr Steffen Hertog

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Associate Professor in Comparative Politics

Email: s.hertog@lse.ac.uk
Office: CON 4.01, Connaught House
Office Hours: Thursdays 12:00 - 13:00 and 18:00 - 19:00 (by appointment via LSE for You)
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7196

Biography


Dr Steffen Hertog is Associate Professor in Comparative Politics in the Department of Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He joined the Government Department in 2010 as a lecturer. He was previously Kuwait Professor at Sciences Po Paris, lecturer in political economy at the University of Durham and post-doctoral research fellow at Princeton University.

He holds an MA from the University of Bonn, an MSc from the School of Oriental and African Studies and a D.Phil. from the University of Oxford.

Research Interests


  • Comparative political economy
  • Comparative politics of the developing world
  • Gulf and Middle East politics

Teaching Responsibilities


  • GV248: Power and Politics in the Modern World: Comparative Perspectives
  • GV366: Political Economy of the Developing World
  • GV467: Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • GV513: Qualitative Methods in the Study of Politics

Publications


A quest for significance: Gulf oil monarchies' international 'soft power' strategies and their local urban dimensions
Hertog, Steffen (2017) A quest for significance: Gulf oil monarchies' international 'soft power' strategies and their local urban dimensions. LSE Kuwait Programme Paper Series, 42. The London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Kuwait Programme, London, UK.

Challenges to the Saudi distributional state in the age of austerity
Hertog, Steffen (2016) Challenges to the Saudi distributional state in the age of austerity. In: Saudi Arabia: Domestic, Regional and International Challenges, 12 - 13 December 2016, Singapore.

The political economy of labour markets and migration in the Gulf: workshop proceedings
Hertog, Steffen (2016) The political economy of labour markets and migration in the Gulf: workshop proceedings. Sleiman-Haidar, Ribale (ed.) The London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Kuwait Programme, London, UK.

Late populism: state distributional regimes and economic conflict after the Arab uprisings
Hertog, Steffen (2016) Late populism: state distributional regimes and economic conflict after the Arab uprisings. Project on Middle East Political Science (2016). Other.

The economic transformation of the Gulf
Bishara, Fahad Ahmad and Haykel, Bernard and Hertog, Steffen and Holes, Clive and Onley, James (2016) The economic transformation of the Gulf. In: Peterson, J. E., (ed.) The Emergence of the Gulf States: Studies in Modern History. Bloomsbury Publishing, London, UK. ISBN 9781472587626

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