Elizabeth Shakman Hurd


Elizabeth Shakman Hurd is professor of politics at Northwestern University

International relations

Religion and politics

Law and religion

US/Middle East

Beth Hurd is Professor of Politics and Religious Studies at Northwestern. She is currently writing a book on religion and politics on the border. Recent public writings include The Border President and Does Religious Freedom Favor Some Religions over Others? For interviews see here or here. On why she wrote Beyond Religious Freedom see here. Hurd co-directs a Research Group on Global Politics and Religion, Politics of Religion at Home and Abroad and Talking Religion: Publics, Politics and the Media. She co-curates the Teaching Law and Religion Case Archive and in 2019-20 she will be a Luce/ALCS Fellow in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs. See here on the 2019 workshop “Reporting Islam: Media, Policy, Politics.”

Department of Political Science           Northwestern University           eshurd@northwestern.edu

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