Christopher Rhodes

Lecturer of Social Sciences

Education

BA Government Harvard University
MA Government Harvard University
PhD Government Harvard University

Teaching Interests

Comparative politics, international relations, American politics, identity, African studies, religion and politics, cross-cultural communications

Research Interests

Political economy of religion, identity and politics, African politics, organizational behavior and political activities

Publications and Working Papers

“Evangelical Violence: Western Christian Traditions and the Use of Force against the Third World” (under review)

“The Law and the Prophets: Religion, Law and Politics in Post-Reform Africa” (under revision)

“Religion, Politics and Law: Lessons from the 2010 Kenyan Constitutional Referendum” (under revision)

“Political Christianity: Internal Organization, Preferences and Church Political Activity”
 PhD Dissertation, Harvard University.

Selected Conference Presentations

“The Law and the Prophets: Religion, Law & Politics in 21st Century Africa”

Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference. 2017.

Association for the Study of Religion, Economics, and Culture Annual Conference. 2017. (Panel Chair, “Sociological Studies of Religious Groups.”
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“Religion, Politics and Law: Lessons from the Kenya 2010 Referendum”

American Political Science Association Annual Meeting. 2015

“Political Christianity: Influences of Internal Characteristics and External Context on Church Political Activity”

Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference. 2012.

Institute for the Study of Religion, Economics and Society 2ND Annual Graduate Student Workshop. Chapman University. 2013.

Professional Activities

Invited Lecturer, Diversity and Inclusion Seminar, American University. January 2018.