Edward James Lemon
Edward Lemon is Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Political Science, Columbia University. In his research, Dr Lemon examines authoritarian governance, religion, security and migration in Tajikistan. He is currently working on a book manuscript exploring the ways in which the government of Tajikistan has targeted political exiles who have fled the country. Since 2009, he has spent almost three years working and conducting fieldwork in Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Russia and Poland. His research has been published in Central Asian Survey, The RUSI Journal, Caucasus Survey, Central Asian Affairs, Foreign Affairs and the Review of Middle Eastern Studies.