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 at Northwestern University. She studies religion and politics in international relations. Her current project is on religion and politics on the border. Recent essays include The Border President and Does Religious Freedom Favor Some Religions over Others? For interviews on her book Beyond Religious Freedom see here or here. On why she wrote the book see here. Hurd co-directs the Buffett Faculty Research Group on Global Politics and Religion, the Politics of Religion at Home and Abroad and the Talking Religion: Publics, Politics and the Media projects, and co-curates the Teaching Law and Religion Case Study Archive.

Department of Political Science           Northwestern University           eshurd@northwestern.edu

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