Andrew Leber, Tulane University

Andrew Leber

Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Thursdays 11:00am - 1:00pm, Norman Mayer 309


MA, Harvard University
BA, International Relations, Brown University


Andrew Leber is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and the Middle East & North African (MENA) Studies program. His work examines public policymaking and media ecosystems under non-democracies, with a particular focus on the politics of the Middle East (or West Asia) and North Africa. In other work, he focuses on the drivers of foreign policymaking in the United States and U.S. security partners in the Middle East, especially the U.S.-Saudi relationship.

Leber's research has appeared in peer-reviewed outlets such as Politics & Society, Middle East Law & Governance, the International Journal of Communication and the British Journal of Middle East Studies. Leber's commentary has also appeared in outlets such as Foreign Affairs, the Texas National Security Review, War on the Rocks, and the Washington Post.