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.