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Jocelyne Cesari

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

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