University of Tennessee Expert Can Discuss ISIS

Article ID: 622456

Released: 25-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Source Newsroom: University of Tennessee

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Matt Buehler, assistant professor of political science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, can discuss the rising and threat of ISIS. Buehler is a specialist in politics of the Arab world. He has spent a considerable amount of time researching and living in North Africa, Syria, and the Persian Gulf with a research specialization in Islamist politics, democratic transitions, and authoritarianism. Most of his fieldwork was conducted during the Arab uprising and associated events in 2010-2011. For more information, visit

Buehler can be reached at and (865) 974-7045.


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