Jocelyne Cesari is an associate professor of the practice of religion, peace, and conflict resolution in the Department of Government in the College and a senior fellow at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs.
International activities include:
- Chair of Religion and Politics at the University of Birmingham
- President elect of the European Academy of Religion (2018-2019)
- Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts, London
- Professorial Fellow at the Institute for Religion, Politics and Society at the Australian Catholic University
- Served as the Minerva Chair at the National Defense University with a research focus on Islam and democracy in the context of the Arab Spring
- Director of research for the public understanding of religion at the University of Birmingham, U.K.
- Served as Global Ethics Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Council for International Affairs
- Author of 11 books on religion and international politics, Islam, secularism, democracy, Muslims in Europe and North America