Elizabeth Shakman Hurd

Elizabeth Shakman Hurd is Professor of Politics and Religion at Northwestern University. She is the author of The Politics of Secularism in International Relations, Beyond Religious Freedom: The New Global Politics of Religion, both published by Princeton, and co-editor of Politics of Religious Freedom and Comparative Secularisms in a Global Age. She co-directs the “Politics of Religion at Home and Abroad” and “Talking Religion: Publics, Politics, and the Media” research projects, and directs Northwestern’s Buffett Institute Research Group on Global Politics and Religion. Hurd is a regular contributor to public debates on US foreign policy and the politics of religion, appearing in Boston Review, Public Culture, The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, and The Washington Post. Her most recent book includes a case study of the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar.