Asef Bayat

Catherine & Bruce Bastian Professor of Global and Transnational Studies, teaches Sociology and Middle East studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Author of Life as Politics: How Ordinary People Change the Middle East (Stanford, 2009, 2013) and Making Islam Democratic: Social Movements and the Post-Islamist Turn (Stanford, 2007). Last book : Revolution without Revolutionaries: Making Sense of the Arab Spring, (Stanford, 2017).