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





My research has been published in peer-reviewed journals including both generalist political science journals, like Political Research Quarterly, and journals focused on politics of the Middle East and North Africa, like Mediterranean Politics and British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies. Find links to my publications below. Contact me at mbuehle2@utk.edu if you would like a copy of any article.


“Do You Have ‘Connections’ at the Courthouse? An Original Survey on Informal Influence and Judicial Rulings in Morocco.” Political Research Quarterly, Vol. 69, No. 4 (December 2016).





“Continuity through Co-optation: Rural Politics and Regime Resilience in Morocco and Mauritania.” Mediterranean Politics, Vol. 20, No. 3 (August 2015).






“Labor Demands, Regime Concessions: Moroccan Unions and the Arab Uprisings,” British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 42, No. 1 (January 2014).






“The Threat to ‘Un-Moderate’: Moroccan Islamists and the Arab Spring,”

Journal of Middle East Law and Governance, Vol. 5, No. 3 (January 3013).






“Safety-Valve Elections in the Arab Spring: The Weakening (and Resurgence) of Morocco’s Islamist Opposition Party,” Journal of Terrorism and Political Violence, Vol. 25, No.1  (January 2013).







Contact me at mbuehle2@utk.edu

 (503) 341-4871