Dr. Sheila Carapico

Professor of Political Science and Global Studies, Emerita
Global Studies Concentration Advisor: Politics and Governance, International Economics, Development and Change
Senior Coordinator of Interdisciplinary Programs



Carapico, S. Political Aid and Arab Activism: Democracy Promotion, Justice, and Representation, Cambridge University Press, 2013

Carapico, S. Civil Society in Yemen: The Political Economy of activism in Modern Arabia, Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998.


Carapico, S. "Arabia Incognito: An Invitation to Arabian Peninsual Studies" in Counter-Narratives: History, Contemporary Society and Politics in Saudi Arabia and Yemen. Eds. Madawi Al-Rasheed and Robert Vitalis, New York: Palgrave Macmillian, 2004.

Carapico, S. "Passports and passages: Tests of Women's Citizenship Rights" in Gender and Citizenship in the Middle East. Ed. Suad Joseph, Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 2000.

Carapico, S. "Pluralism and Polarization: Yemen's Democratic Experiment" in Politcal Liberalization and Democratization in the Arab World: Arab Experiences. Eds. Rex Brynen, Bahgat Korany, and Paul Noble, Boulder, Colorado: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1995-1998.


Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton

Contact Information

304 Carole Weinstein International Center
(804) 484-1472
109 Weinstein Hall
(804) 289-8535
(804) 287-6833 (Fax)

Areas of Expertise

Middle East Studies
Comparative and International Politics
International Development Policy