Past Member

Mehdi Shadmehr

Social Science
Field of Study
Political Economy of Authoritarian Regimes: Revolution and Regime Change, Repression and Censorship, Leadership, and Ideology.
From 9/2017 – 7/2018:

Mehdi Shadmehr is interested in regime change in authoritarian regimes. His research focuses on information frictions and coordination problems in the interactions between dissidents and the state.

Dates at IAS
  • Social Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Ph.D., 2011
Sharif University of Technology B.Sc., 2004
Third Place in the Iranian National Chemistry Olympiad 1999
University of Chicago 2018 Visiting Associate Professor
University of Calgary 2016 Associate Professor of Economics
University of Miami Business School 2011–2016 Assistant Professor of Economics
Princeton University Department of Politics 2015 Visiting Research Associate Scholar