Neil Ketchley

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Phone +47 22844351
Room 912
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Eilert Sundts hus blokk B 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1097 Blindern 0317 OSLO

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 for Egypt in a Time of Revolution  - American Sociological Association, 2018


  • 2021 - Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo
  • 2019 - 2021 Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo
  • 2020 - Senior Research Fellow, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs
  • 2019 - 2020 - 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
  • ElMasry, Sarah and Neil Ketchley (2020) "After the Massacre: Women's Islamist Activism in Post-Coup Egypt," Middle East Law and Governance, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 86-108
  • Ketchley, Neil and Christopher Barrie (2020) "Fridays of Revolution: Focal Days and Mass Protest in Egypt and Tunisia," Political Research Quarterly, Vol. 73, No. 2, pp. 308–324
  • Ketchley, Neil (2019) “Fraud in the 2018 Egyptian Presidential Election?” Mediterranean Politics, Online First
  • 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.
Published Sep. 4, 2019 1:52 PM - Last modified June 6, 2021 12:24 AM