David Romney

David Romney

Assistant Professor

Brigham Young University, Political Science

I am an Assistant Professor of political science at Brigham Young University. I earned my PhD at Harvard in 2020 and my BA at BYU in 2013.

I have two areas of research. The first focuses on ethnic politics and intergroup relations; in this area, I am particularly interested in intragroup dynamics and minority politics. The second focuses on belief in and promulgation of conspiracy theories.

Most of my projects are based in countries in the Middle East/North Africa (MENA) and Southeast Asia regions.


  • david.romney@byu.edu
  • +1 801 422 0364
  • 734 KMBL, Provo, UT 84602
  • Take elevator to office 734 in KMBL tower
  • (Office hours for Winter 2023)
    Monday 11:00am–12:00pm
    Tuesday 3:00pm–4:00pm
    Wednesday 3:30pm–4:30pm
    Thursday 10:00am–11:00am