Jérémie Langlois

Position title: Ph.D. Student: Comparative Politics

Email: jalanglois@wisc.edu



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Research Interests

Contentious politics, revolutions, authoritarian institutions, Middle East & North African politics.


Jérémie Langlois is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a CASA II Fellow at the Center for Arabic Study Abroad in Amman, Jordan. His work examines institutional change in response to mass mobilization, with a focus on North Africa.

He received his M.A. from Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, and has spent over four years living, working, and studying in various parts of the Middle East and North Africa.


Langlois, Jérémie. 2022. “When reorganizing coercion backfires: explaining the mechanisms of revolt in Sudan and Algeria.” Democratization 29 (7): 1310-1331. DOI: 10.1080/13510347.2022.2049765.

Langlois, Jérémie and Marwa Daoudy. 2022. “Words, Water, and Waste: How Government Discourse Shapes Environmental Protest in Lebanon and Jordan.” in Environmental Politics in the Middle East and North Africa, The Project on Middle East Political Science (POMEPS).


Summer Research Collaborative Program Award, Rapoport Family Foundation (2023)

Frank Cass Prize: Best 2022 Article by an Early-Career Scholar in Democratization (2023)

Summer Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship (2022)

Academic Year Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship (2021-2022)

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS), U.S. Department of State