Vickie Langohr

Vickie Langohr is associate professor of political science at the College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts, where she teaches courses on Middle East politics, democratization, and religion and politics.  Her publications include articles in the journals Comparative Politics, the Journal of Democracy, the International Journal of Middle East Studies, Contemporary Studies in Society and History, and Middle East Report. She has published articles on the uprisings in Egypt against former President Hosni Mubarak and on challenges to women’s rights post-Mubarak on Foreign Affairs and Foreign Policy websites. 


Opinion articles

Most discussion about women’s rights in the draft constitution focused on Article 68, which guaranteed women’s equality with men as long as this did not violate Sharia rulings. Removing this article from the draft strengthens women...