Current Member

Mehdi Shadmehr

Richard B. Fisher Member
Affiliation
Social Science
Field of Study
Political Economy of Authoritarian Regimes, Revolution and Regime Change, Repression and Censorship, Leadership, and Ideology.
Home Institution
University of Calgary

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
Member
  • Social Science
9/2017current
Degrees
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Ph.D., 2011
Sharif University of Technology B.Sc., 2004
Honors
Third Place in the Iranian National Chemistry Olympiad 1999
Appointments
University of Miami School of Business 2011– Assistant Professor of Economics
Princeton University Department of Politics 2015–2015 Visiting Research Associate Scholar