Dr Steffen Hertog

Dr Steffen Hertog

Associate Professor in Comparative Politics

Department of Government

Room No
CBG 3.27
Office Hours
Wednesdays 16:45 - 18:30
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Key Expertise
Gulf and Middle East politics

About me

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