Dalal Daoud

Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
MCKN 506
Education (doctoral degree): 
PhD, Queen's University

Dalal Daoud (PhD, Queen’s University) is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Political Science. Prior to joining the Department, Dr. Daoud was a Provost's Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Waterloo, and a visiting scholar with the AbuSulayman Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University. Her research focuses on the intersection of political Islam and ethnic politics in Sudan and Turkey. Specifically, Dr. Daoud examines ruling Islamists’ approaches to minorities while analyzing the roles of elite strategic calculations, institutions, and ideational commitments. Dr. Daoud’s broader research interests include ethnic and racial politics, Islamist politics, as well as the politics of the Middle East and North Africa. Her research has been awarded several external awards, including the Social Science and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Fellowship.

Journal Articles

Daoud, Dalal. 2023. “Islamists and Ethnonationalist Minorities: Evidence from Sudan and Turkey.” Journal article submitted Politics, Religion and Ideology 24 (2) 200-223.

Daoud, Dalal. 2024. “Incoherent and Strategic: Islamist Minority Policies in Sudan.” Journal article submitted to The Journal of North African Studies 1-23.  

Book chapters

Daoud, Dalal. “Factors of Secession: The Case of South Sudan.” In Canada in Sudan, Sudan in Canada: Immigration, Conflict and Reconstruction, Edited by Amal Madibbo, pp. 27-
51. McGill-Queen's University Press, 2015.

Daoud, Dalal. “The North American Response to the Arab Spring.” In The Routledge Handbook of the Arab Spring, Edited by Larbi Sadiki, pp. 623-635. London: Routledge Press, 2014.

Book reviews

Daoud, Dalal. 2016. Beyond the Arab Spring: Authoritarianism and Democratization in the Arab World by Rex Brynen, Pete W Moore, Bassel f. Salloulk, and Marie-Joelle Zahar. The Canadian Journal of Political Science. 49 (1): 176-177.

Daoud, Dalal. 2014. The Muslim Brotherhood: Evolution of an Islamist Movement by Carrie Rosefsky Wickham. International Journal 69 (2): 266-9.