Dalal Daoud

Dalal Daoud

Postdoctoral Scholar

Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies

George Mason University

Dalal Daoud is a postdoctoral scholar with the Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University. She completed her doctoral studies at Queen’s University. Her research focuses on the nexus of political Islam and ethnic politics in Sudan and Turkey. She examines ruling Islamists’ approaches to minorities while analyzing the roles of elite strategic calculations, institutions, and ideational commitments. Her broader research interests include ethnic politics, Islamist politics, as well as MENA and African politics. Her research has been awarded several external awards, including the Social Science and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Fellowship and the Ontario Government Scholarship.