Dr. Matt Buehler                                                   Assistant Professor - Department of Political Science - University of Tennessee





Research Fellowship, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Middle East Initiative,

Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs, Spring 2017


Arab Support for Building the Bomb: Results from a Survey Experiment on Israeli and Iranian Threat

Perceptions in Morocco. U. of Tennessee-Institute for Nuclear Security grant, 2015.


Scholarly Research and Incentive Funds-Summer Graduate Research Assistanship Fund, 2015

   · Tunisian archival research (with Mehdi Ayari ben Khaddour).


Post-doctoral Fellowship, Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service in Qatar, Center

for International & Regional Studies, 2013-2014


Project for Middle East Political Science, Marc Lynch, George Washington University, 2012

   · Selected to receive complementary funds for Mauritania fieldwork


Carter Center, Elections Observer, 2011

   · Selected to monitor the 2011 Tunisian Constituent Assembly Elections


American Institute for Maghrib Studies, short-term fellow, Mauritania fieldwork, 2011


U.S. Institute of International Education, Boren Fellowship – Morocco & Tunisia, 2010 - 2011

   · 12 months of fieldwork and intensive training in Arabic


University of Texas at Austin, Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (FLAS), Department of Middle Eastern Studies, 2009 - 2010

   · Modern Standard Arabic, Department of Middle Eastern Studies

   · Enrolled in doctoral-level Arabic literature, culture, and politics courses (Arabic-only)


University of Texas, Dean’s Prestigious Fellowship Supplement, 2009


U.S. Institute of International Education, Boren Scholarship – Damascus, Syria, 2006 – 2007

   · 14 months intensive language training at the Arabic Language Center, University of Damascus


William Jefferson Clinton Presidential Foundation, Clinton Scholarship, 2006

   · 3 months Arabic training at the American University of Dubai, United Arab Emirates


University of Texas, Professional Development Grant (APSA Travel), July 2012


University of Texas, Professional Development Grant (Midwest Travel), March 2012




Contact me at mbuehle2@utk.edu

 (503) 341-4871