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David Buckley is assistant professor of political science and Paul Weber Endowed Chair in Politics, Science & Religion at the University of Louisville. His research focuses on religion and politics, and in particular on the contentious relationship between religious movements and democracy. He is the author of Faithful to Secularism: The Religious Politics of Democracy in Ireland, Senegal and the Philippines (2017). While earning his doctorate from Georgetown University's Government Department he joined the Berkley Center as a graduate research assistant in summer 2007 and also served as a teaching assistant for Jim Wallis's course on Faith, Social Justice, and Public Life.