Nathan Dever

Thesis title: Spiritual Expats: Missions and the Evangelical Church in the Modern United Arab Emirates


BA in Political Science

The University of Louisville, US

MSc in Middle Eastern Studies with Advanced Arabic

The University of Edinburgh, UK



Research summary

My research interests lie at the intersection of religion and politics, with a focus on the relationship between the domestic and international politics of American Evangelical Christians.  Some particular areas of interest are: 

- American Evangelicalism and US Foreign Policy in the Middle East and North Africa 

- American Evangelical engagement with Islam 

- Religious Governance and the politics of interfaith dialogue in Gulf states 

- Religious discourse and nationalism

- Evangelical political theology