Jeremy Menchik

Associate Professor of International Relations and Political Science; Director of CURA: The Institute on Culture, Religion, and World Affairs

Jeremy Menchik is Associate Professor of International Relations and Political Science, and Director of the Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs (CURA). His first book, Islam and Democracy in Indonesia: Tolerance without Liberalism (Cambridge University Press, 2016) explains the meaning of tolerance to the world’s largest Islamic organizations and was the winner of the 2017 International Studies Association award for the best book on religion and international relations. He has received numerous awards and fellowships for teaching and research, and his work has appeared in the academic journals Comparative Studies in Society and History, Comparative Politics, Party Politics, International Studies Review, Politics and Religion, Indonesia, and South East Asia Research as well as in The New York Times, The New York Review of Books, The Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, The Wall Street Journal, and USA Today. 

 Professor Menchik’s areas of expertise include comparative politics, religion and politics, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East. 

 Read more at Jeremy Menchik’s personal website and follow him on Twitter. 


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