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Elizabeth Shakman Hurd


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Elizabeth Shakman Hurd is professor of political science and religious studies and holds the Crown Chair in Middle East Studies at Northwestern University. She studies religion in U.S. foreign and immigration policy, the global politics of secularism and religious freedom, religion and the American border, and relations between the United States, Europe, Turkey, and Iran. Hurd is the author of The Politics of Secularism in International Relations (2008) and Beyond Religious Freedom: The New Global Politics of Religion (2015).

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