University of New Hampshire
Department of Political Science

Associate Professor of Political Science
International Affairs Program Director

Jeannie Sowers is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair of the International Affairs Program at the University of New Hampshire.  Her academic research focuses on political and environmental change in the Middle East and North Africa, with a focus on Egypt. She is the author of Environmental Politics in Egypt: Experts, Activists, and the State (Routledge, 2013), co-editor with Chris Toensing of The Journey to Tahrir: Revolution, Protest, and Social Change in Egypt (Verso, 2012), and has published a number of articles and book chapters.

Sowers holds a Ph.D. and M.A. from Princeton University and a B.A. from Harvard University, and has held postdoctoral appointments at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University and the Center for Middle East Studies, St. Antony’s College, Oxford University.  She recently completed service on the editorial board of Middle East Report and serves on the editorial board of Global Environmental Politics.