Daniel Corstange
Associate Professor, Columbia University

Welcome! I am an associate professor in the department of political science and the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. My research interests include ethnic and religious politics, clientelism and distributive politics, and popular responses to foreign intervention. Much of this work revolves around fieldwork, mass attitude surveys, and experiments.


  • Middle East Politics
  • Ethnic and Religious Politics
  • Clientelism and Distributive Politics
  • Impression Management and Preference Falsification
  • Political Psychology
  • Public Opinion
  • Foreign Intervention


University of Michigan
2001 - 2008
Ph.D. Political Science
Center for Arabic Study Abroad
2003 - 2004
Certificate Advanced Arabic
American University in Cairo
Arabic Language Institute
2000 - 2001
Certificate High Intermediate Arabic
American University in Cairo
Northwestern University
1996 - 2000
BA Political Science and History
Magna Cum Laude

Recent Publications

See CV for complete list
Religiosity Inside and Outside the Muslim World, 2022, Advances in Political Psychology
Daniel Corstange
Mass Dissimulation in the Syrian Civil War, 2022, Journal of Politics
Daniel Corstange
Clientelism, Constituency Services, and Elections in Muslim Societies, 2021, Oxford Handbook of Politics in Muslim Societies
Daniel Corstange , Erin York
Non-State Order and Strategic Communication via Symbolic Dress in Yemen, 2021, Rationality and Society
Daniel Corstange
National and Subnational Identification in the Syrian Civil War, 2020, Journal of Politics
Daniel Corstange


Vaccine Uptake and Forbearance in Lebanon
Religiosity in the Muslim World
Popular Anti-Americanism in the Middle East