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 (he/him/his) is a Ph.D. student in comparative politics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Department of Political Science. His work examines patterns of institutional change in authoritarian regimes after failed revolutions, with a focus on the second wave of Arab Uprisings (2018-2023) in Sudan and Algeria.

He received his M.A. from Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, and has lived, worked, and studied in various parts of the MENA region for over four years total. Beginning in January 2024, Jérémie will be a CASA II fellow in Amman, Jordan.


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 Article by an Early-Career Scholar in Democratization (2022)

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

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