Elizabeth Shakman Hurd


Elizabeth Shakman Hurd is associate professor of politics at Northwestern University

International relations

Religion and politics

Law and religion

US and the Middle East

Professor Hurd teaches on relations among law, religion, and global politics at Northwestern University. She is director of graduate studies in the political science department, co-founder of the Middle East and North African Studies Program, and directs the graduate certificate in religion and politics. She has a courtesy appointment in the religious studies department. She chairs the Religion and Politics section at the American Political Science Association.


Department of Political Science           Northwestern University           eshurd@northwestern.edu