Sarah Bush is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Temple University. Her research focuses on the links between international and domestic politics. She is the author of a new book, The Taming of Democracy Assistance (Cambridge University Press, 2015), which explores how and why the United States and other developed countries have promoted democracy since the end of the Cold War. Other ongoing projects examine women’s representation in the developing world and the effects of democracy promotion on public attitudes in the Middle East. Her previous research has been published in the journals International Organization and International Studies Quarterly and on ForeignPolicy.com. Prior to starting at Temple, she was a research fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and the University of Virginia’s Miller Center. Bush obtained her B.A. from Northwestern University and her Ph.D. from Princeton University. You can follow her on Twitter.
Posts by Sarah Bush
- Understanding the Transnational Campaign to End Early Marriage, June 1, 2016.
- The Challenges of American NGOs Abroad, October 5, 2015.
- The United States: Laggard on Women’s Representation, Promoter of Women’s Representation, April 17, 2015.
- Do Tunisians Perceive a Democracy/Security Tradeoff?, March 21, 2015.
- On Local Backlash to Foreign Human Rights Pressure, August 4, 2014.
- Decoding What Human Rights Groups Said About Syria, September 30, 2013.
- Cambodia’s Post-Election Crisis in Context, August 19, 2013.
- More Challenges to Women’s Representation in Afghanistan, July 15, 2013.