Biography

Curriculum Vitae (August 11, 2017)

Sharan Grewal is a Ph.D. candidate in Politics at Princeton University. His research focuses on democratization, civil-military relations, and religion, especially in the Middle East and North Africa. He has conducted interviews, surveys, and lab experiments in Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, and Turkey. His work has been published by the journal International Organization and invited to revise and resubmit at the Journal of Conflict Resolution. He has also published for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Washington Post's Monkey Cage, among other outlets.

Based in D.C., Sharan is a visiting scholar at the American Political Science Association's Centennial Center. He is also a fellow at the Center for International Security Studies (CISS) at Princeton and a junior fellow at the Association for Analytic Learning about Islam and Muslim Societies (AALIMS). In 2013-14, he was a fellow in the Program on Religion, Diplomacy, and International Relations (PORDIR) at Princeton University.

Sharan's research has been supported by the Bobst Center for Peace and Justice, the Center for International Security Studies, the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, Princeton Research in Experimental Social Science, and the Project on Middle East Political Science.

He holds a B.S., summa cum laude, from Georgetown University, and an M.A. from Princeton University. He has worked for the U.S. Department of State. 

Sharan can be reached at ssgrewal [at] princeton [dot] edu.