Hazem Kandil

Pro Futura Scientia Fellow, SCAS.
Reader in Political Sociology, University of Cambridge

Hazem Kandil is Reader in Political Sociology and Fellow of St Catharine’s College at the
University of Cambridge. He studies power relations in revolution and war, focusing on the
Middle East, Western Europe and North America.

Following an MA (2004) in International Relations from the American University in Cairo
and an MA (2005) in Political Theory from New York University, he received his Ph.D.
(2012) in Political Sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author
of Soldiers, Spies, and Statesmen: Egypt’s Road to Revolt (Verso, 2012); Inside the Brother-
(Polity, 2014); and The Power Triangle: Military, Security, and Politics in Regime
(Oxford University Press, 2016). He has published articles on revolution, warfare
and ideology in various academic journals and periodicals.

Kandil received the Philip Leverhulme Prize (2014) and a Pro Futura Scientia Fellowship (2016),
which fund his current projects on the development of the US war doctrine and the relationship
between conscription and democracy in France and Egypt.

This information is accurate as of the academic year 2019-20.