Assistant Professor of Political Science
Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: BA Wheaton College; MA George Washington University; PhD University of Virginia
Research Areas: Middle East Political Economy; Online Sampling Techniques; Computational Bayesian Statistics
Robert Kubinec is a political scientist who studies the influence of powerful business interests on policy outcomes in developing countries, especially in the Middle East and North Africa. In addition, he is involved in the development of Bayesian statistical methods for measuring difficult topics like corruption and political ideology. Previously, he was a fellow at the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance at Princeton University.