Distinguished Scholar Award to Professor Juergensmeyer


From left: Dr. Mona Kanwal Sheikh, Professor Mark Juergensmeyer

Core Group member Professor Mark Juergensmeyer (University of California, Santa Barbara) last week recieved the Religion and International Studies Distinguished Scholar Award at the International Studies Association (ISA) Convention in San Francisco. 

The award was given to Professor Juergensmeyer in honor to his important contributions to the study of religion and conflict. Also at the ISA, project affiliate Dr. Mona Kanwal Sheikh (Danish Institute for International Studies) received an Honourable Mention Award for her excellent book Guardians of God: Inside the Religious Mind of the Pakistani Taliban. Congratulations Mark and Mona!