Mark Juergensmeyer

United States, 1940

Mark Juergensmeyer is Professor of Sociology and director of the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies at the University of California. He is an expert on religious conflicts and the author of books such as Terror in the Mind of God (2003), Religion in Global Civil Society (2005) and Global Rebellion: Religious Challenges to the Secular State (2008). He also edited various encyclopedic works like the Oxford Handbook of Global Religion (2006). Juergensmeyer is a regular guest commentator with CNN, BBC and Fox News.