Dr. Katerina Dalacoura is Associate Professor in International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Dalacoura previously worked at the University of Essex and at the International Institute of Strategic Studies. Her main areas of expertise are in: human rights, democracy and democracy promotion, in the Middle East; political Islam; and culture and religion in International Relations. Many of Dr. Dalacoura’s articles have been published in the Review of International Studies, Millennium, International Affairs, Democratization, International Studies Notes and International Relations and she has authored a number of chapters in edited books.