My work has been widely cited in venues ranging from The New Yorker and Science to The Arab Weekly and The New York Times. For example, I was quoted in a front-page New York Times article on the role that foreign consultants play in authoritarian regimes (“How McKinsey Has Helped Raise the Stature of Authoritarian Governments”).

My research on illicit networks was discussed by Malcolm Gladwell in a New Yorker article ("Annals of Innovation--Small Change: Why the Revolution Will Not Be Tweeted." My work on decentralized, networked forms of disaster recovery assistance in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and the East Asian Tsunami was cited in Science (""). Other media articles in which my research has been discussed include: Ayyub, Rami. 2018. "Avoiding the pitfalls of social engineering in the Middle East." The Arab Weekly, January 28; Bothwell, Ellie. 2015. "News Blog: Can Study Abroad Lead to an 'Enlightened Form of Nationalism'?" Times Higher Education, September 4; Chriswell, Kaitlyn. 2015. "Study Abroad Heightens Nationalism but Decreases Perceived Foreign Threats." 2015. Alliance for International and Cultural Exchange, August 27; Reilly, Sam. 2015. "Students Return with Heightened Nationalism After Studying Abroad," The Diamondback (University of Maryland Newspaper), September 10; Ahmed, Afshan. 2012. "Study Shows Which UAE Schools Have Most Motivated Students," The National, July 3; Drutman, Lee. 2008. "Is al-Qaeda Still a Threat?" Pacific Standard, November 14.