Dr. Stacey Philbrick Yadav is associate professor and chair of the Department of Political Science at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York. For close to two decades, she has written about the politics of Yemen, with a focus on opposition activism both within and outside of partisan frameworks. Her work includes Islamists and the State: Legitimacy and Institutions in Yemen and Lebanon (2013), and articles in the International Journal of Middle East Studies, Middle East Journal, Middle East Law and Governance, and others. She serves on the steering committee for the Project on Middle East Political Science (POMEPS), where she has edited a collected issue on the war in Yemen, and on the executive board of the American Institute for Yemeni Studies. Stacey is the co-author (with Iman al-Gawfi and Bilkis Zabara) of CARPO Brief 14 on The Role of Women in Peacebuilding in Yemen.