Kristen Kao

Articles in the media

Kao, Kristen. 2016. "How Jordan’s Election Revealed Enduring Weaknesses in its Political System." (Alternative Title: "Why Jordanian Elections Lack Political Parties (and the Answer is Not Tribes).") Washington Post/Monkey Cage. Click Here


Kao, Kristen. 2015. “Do Jordan’s Tribes Challenge or Strengthen the State?” Washington Post/Monkey Cage. Click Here


Kao, Kristen. 2012. “Jordan’s Ongoing Election Law Battle.” Sada. Washington, DC: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Click Here





Here is a quick 9 minute video presentation of my dissertation research that was created for a general (non-academic) audience:
"The Parliamentary Puzzle: Why Vote in an Autocracy?"