Vickie Langohr


Vickie Langohr teaches political science at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Articles by this Author
Experiments in Multi-Ethnic and Multi-Religious Democracy

Democracy’s succinct definition, and perhaps its best attribute, is majority rule. But it is unclear that majority rule equates to democracy in places like Lebanon, Iraq and other Middle Eastern countries that are contending with past and...

Cracks in Egypt's Electoral Engineering

Frosty Reception for US Religious Freedom Commission in Egypt

"This Is Our Square"

In June 2013 popular anger, excitement and apprehension rippled through Cairo. Lines at gas stations snaked into major roadways, paralyzing traffic. Artists occupied the Ministry of Culture to oppose a new minister from the Muslim Brothers...

New President, Old Pattern of Sexual Violence in Egypt

On June 3, the day that the Elections Commission announced the victory of ‘Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi in Egypt’s presidential race, television announcer Radwa Ruhayyim covered the festivities in Tahrir Square. Surrounded by ululating...