Researchers

Dr Edward J. LEMON
Political Science
Contact
420 W 118th St

+9175801115

Objects of Research
Tajikistan
Migration
Extremism
Islam
Authoritarianism
Projects Management
Islam and Security in Tajikistan
ESRC
2012-2016
PhD project examining the securitization of Islam in Tajikistan and its effects on those who were targeted as "extremists."

Repression Beyond Borders
Columbia University
2016-2018
Post-doctoral project examining how repression in Tajikistan has become transnational, targeting exile communities in Russia, Turkey and Europe through Interpol, active measures and security cooperation with host security services.
Projects Participations
Rising Powers and Conflict Management in Central Asia
ESRC
2012-2016

Central Asia Political Exiles Database (CAPE)
Open Society Foundations
2016-present
Teachings
Central Asian Politics and Security
Columbia University, Graduate, School of International and Public Affairs, English, https://www.academia.edu/36897802/Syllabus-_Central_Asian_Politics_and_Security

Rising Powers and the Transformation of Global Politics
Columbia University, Undergraduate, Department of Political Science, English, https://www.academia.edu/35687254/SYLLABUS_OUTLINE_Course_Title_Rising_Powers_and_the_Transformation_of_Global_Politics

Rising Great Powers
Columbia University, Undergraduate, Department of Political Science, English, https://www.academia.edu/36897742/Rising_Great_Powers_in_International_Relations
Publications
[article] 10.1080/02634937.2017.1336155, Counter-extremism, power and authoritarian governance in Tajikistan, Central Asian Survey, 31. 1, 2018, 137-159.
[chapter] From Moscow to Madrid: Governing Security Threats beyond Tajikistan’s Borders, Marlene Laruelle, Tajikistan on the Move, 2018, Lexington.
[article] 10.1080/03071847.2015.1102550, Daesh and Tajikistan: The Regime's (In)Security Policy, The RUSI Journal, 160. 5, 2016, 68-76
[article] 10.1163/22142290-00102005, Mediating the Conflict in the Rasht Valley, Tajikistan: The Hegemonic Narrative and Anti-Hegemonic Challenges, Central Asian Affairs, 1. 2, 2014, 247-272
[article] 10.1080/23761199.2016.1219028, Building resilient secular citizens: Tajikistan’s response to the Islamic State, Caucasus Survey, 4. 3, 2016, 261-281
Ongoing Publications
[article] 10.1080/02634937.2017.1336155, Counter-extremism, power and authoritarian governance in Tajikistan, Central Asian Survey, 31. 1, 2018, 137-159.
[chapter] From Moscow to Madrid: Governing Security Threats beyond Tajikistan’s Borders, Marlene Laruelle, Tajikistan on the Move, 2018, Lexington.
[article] 10.1080/03071847.2015.1102550, Daesh and Tajikistan: The Regime's (In)Security Policy, The RUSI Journal, 160. 5, 2016, 68-76
[article] 10.1163/22142290-00102005, Mediating the Conflict in the Rasht Valley, Tajikistan: The Hegemonic Narrative and Anti-Hegemonic Challenges, Central Asian Affairs, 1. 2, 2014, 247-272
[article] 10.1080/23761199.2016.1219028, Building resilient secular citizens: Tajikistan’s response to the Islamic State, Caucasus Survey, 4. 3, 2016, 261-281