Hannah Ridge (she/her) is a postdoctoral scholar in Human Rights. Her work examines when citizens want democracy for their country and when they are satisfied with the democracy that they have. She has examined public opinion in the Middle East/North Africa as well as Europe and North America through original and extant survey studies. Additional research features religion/secularism politics, especially the role citizens want religion to play in government and how citizens respond to state restrictions on religious freedom. Hannah earned a PhD in Political Science at Duke University and an MA in Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Chicago.