Ahmed Ezzeldin Mohamed is a PhD candidate in Political Science, specializing in comparative politics and political methodology.
His research interest lies in the intersection between religion and politics, in the Muslim World. His dissertation examines how religious seasons shape public opinion towards economic policymaking and regulate government responsiveness in the Muslim World. His other research projects investigate how conspiratorial thinking affects political attitudes, the persistent effects of religious violence, the politics of religious education, the impact of terrorism on voting behavior in new democracies, and the origins of religious cleavages in electoral politics. Mohamed's research received several awards: Kellogg/Notre Dame Award for best paper in comparative politics, APSA 2020 politics and history section's award for best paper, and APSA 2020 European politics and society section's award for best paper.
Prior to Columbia, Mr. Mohamed worked for TUSIAD Competitiveness forum in Istanbul and IPSOS Market Research. He holds a B.A. in Economics from the American University in Cairo, an M.A. in Public Policy from Sabanci University in Istanbul, and an M.A. in Political Science from Central European University.