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Jerome Copulsky

Research Fellow

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February 2, 2023

Jerome Copulsky on International Religious Nationalisms

Research Fellow Jerome Copulsky will moderate a panel on international religious nationalisms during George Washington University's February 17 conference on Christian nationalism, as part of their Columbian College of Arts & Sciences' Engaged Liberal Arts Speaker Series.


Jerome Copulsky, a scholar in residence at American University and a Berkley Center research fellow, specializes in modern Western religious thought, political theory, and church/state issues. He is currently working on a project on American civil religion and its discontents. From 2016 to 2017, he was the American Academy of Religion/Luce Fellow and senior advisor at the U.S. Department of State's Office of Religion and Global Affairs. He previously directed the Judaic Studies programs at Goucher College and Virginia Tech, and also taught at the University of Massachusetts (Amherst) and Indiana University. His scholarly work has been published in the Journal of the American Academy of Religion, the Journal of Religion, Political Theology, and Perspectives on Political Science, with essays inĀ Political Theology for a Plural Age (2013) and Judaism, Liberalism, and Political Theology (2013). His writing has also appeared in the Atlantic, Christian Science Monitor, Washingtonian, Jerusalem Post, Jewish Review of Books, and Religion Dispatches. Copulsky earned a B.A from Wesleyan University, an M.F.A. from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.

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