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Elizabeth Shakman Hurd


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Elizabeth Shakman Hurd is professor of political science and the Crown Chair in Middle East Studies at Northwestern University. She is the author of The Politics of Secularism in International Relations (2008) and Beyond Religious Freedom: The New Global Politics of Religion (2015). Hurd has also co-edited four volumes on the intersections of politics and religion in the United States, U.S. foreign policy, and international relations. Follow her on Twitter @eshurd.