Comparative Political Economy, International Development, Oil and Energy, Environmental Studies, the Middle East
PhD, University of Washington, Seattle, United States, 2011
Nimah Mazaheri's research focuses on the political economy of energy, government-business relations, and environmental studies. He is the author of the books "Hydrocarbon Citizens: How Oil Transformed People and Politics in the Middle East" (Oxford University Press, 2022) and "Oil Booms and Business Busts: Why Resource Wealth Hurts Entrepreneurs in the Developing World" (Oxford University Press 2016). His research also appears in a variety of journals that include World Development, Comparative Politics, Global Environmental Politics, Political Research Quarterly, and Middle East Journal. He held postdoctoral fellowships at Princeton University's Princeton School of Public & International Affairs and Harvard University's Belfer Center for Public & International Affairs. He worked at the World Bank in Washington, DC before joining the faculty at Tufts University. He received a PhD from the University of Washington in 2011.