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Morgan Kaplan

Postdoctoral Fellow at the Buffett Institute for Global Studies

Interests

Research Interest(s): Ethnicity and Politics; Middle Eastern Politics

Program Area(s): International Relations; Comparative Politics

Regional Specialization(s): Middle East; Africa

Subfield Specialties: Comparative Historical Analysis; Conflict Studies

Morgan Kaplan is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Buffett Institute for Global Studies where his primary research examines the international politics of rebellion with a focus on how insurgent groups use diplomacy to solicit third-party support. His research also examines intra-insurgent politics, international security, and state formation. The empirical focus of his work is on the Middle East, with a specialization in Kurdish and Palestinian politics. Kaplan has conducted field work in Iraqi Kurdistan, Israel-Palestine, Jordan, and the United Kingdom. Kaplan received his MA and PhD in political science at the University of Chicago.
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