Neil Ketchley

Associate Professor - Department of Political Science
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Phone +47-22844351
Room 912
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Eilert Sundts hus blokk B 0851 OSLO
Postal address P.O box 1097 0317 OSLO
Other affiliations The International Summer School (Student)

Academic interests

Social movements and collective protest, comparative politics, political sociology, the Middle East and North Africa


  • Rising Star Engagement Award - British Academy, 2019
  • Charles Tilly Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award - American Sociological Association, 2018


  • 2019 - Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo
  • 2019 - Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Political Economy, King's College London
  • 2016-2019 - Lecturer in Middle East Politics, Departments of Political Economy and Middle Eastern Studies, King's College London
  • 2018 - Visiting Professor, Department of Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • 2014-2016 - Hulme Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Brasenose College, University of Oxford
  • 2014 - PhD in Political Science, Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science


Tags: Comparative Politics, Social Movements, Collective Protest, Middle East, Political Sociology


  • Ketchley, Neil and Thoraya El-Rayyes (forthcoming) "Unpopular Protest: Mass Mobilization and Attitudes to Democracy in Post-Mubarak Egypt," Journal of Politics
  • Ketchley, Neil and Christopher Barrie (forthcoming) "Fridays of Revolution: Focal Days and Mass Protest in Egypt and Tunisia," Political Research Quarterly
  • Ketchley, Neil (2019) “Fraud in the 2018 Egyptian Presidential Election?” Mediterranean Politics
  • Barrie, Christopher and Neil Ketchley (2018) "Opportunity without Organization: Labor Mobilization in Egypt after the 25th January Revolution," Mobilization , Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 181-202
  • Brooke, Steven and Neil Ketchley (2018) "Social and Institutional Origins of Political Islam," American Political Science Review , Vol. 112, no. 2, pp. 376-394.
  • Kadivar, Ali and Neil Ketchley (2018) “Sticks, Stones, and Molotov Cocktails: Unarmed Collective Violence and Democratization,” Socius , Vol. 4, pp.1-16
  • Ketchley, Neil (2017) Egypt in a Time of Revolution (Cambridge University Press: Cambridge Series in Contentious Politics)
  • Ketchley, Neil and Michael Biggs (2017) "The Educational Contexts of Islamic Activism: Elite Students and Religious Institutions in Egypt," Mobilization , Vol. 1, pp. 57-76
  • Ketchley, Neil (2014) “The Army and the People are One Hand! Fraternization and the 25th January Egyptian Revolution, ” Comparative Studies in Society and History , Vol. 1, pp. 155-186.
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