Diederick J. Vandewalle

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor of Government

Silsby 232
HB 6108
B.A. Southwest State University
M.I.A. Columbia University
M.A. Columbia University
M. Phil. Columbia University
Ph.D. Columbia University

Selected Publications

A History of Modern Libya, Cambridge University Press, 2006.

“Social Contracts, Institutional Development and Economic Growth and Reform in Middle East Oil Exporters,” background paper for Tarik Yousef, The Employment Challenge in the 21st Century: From Labor Force Growth to Job Creation , (Summer 2004).

“Education, Citizenship, and Development: The United Arab Emirates,” Arabian Society for Human Resources Management , (Summer 2002).

“Educational Policies and State-building in the United Arab Emirates and the Gulf” in Proceedings of the International Conference , Men’s Higher Colleges of Education, (2001).

Libya Since Independence: Oil and State-Building, Cornell University Press, 1998.

Editor, North Africa: Development and Reform in a Changing Global Economy, St. Martin's Press, 1996.

Editor, Qadhafi's Revolution 1969-1994," St. Martin's Press, 1995.

Works in progress

“Oil, Monarchies and Development: The Politics of Economic Reform in the Arab Gulf”