Author profile: Mark Juergensmeyer

Mark Juergensmeyer is Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Global Studies and the founding director of the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is author of over twenty books including Global Rebellion: Religious Challenges to the Secular State (2009). Twitter @juergensmeyer

Opinion – The Fragile Power of Populist Leaders in a Pandemic

Mark Juergensmeyer • May 2 2021 • Articles

Neo-nationalist populist leaders do not stand up so well when crises emerge, often global in scope, that rips the cover off of their cheerful optimism.

Covid Nationalism

Mark Juergensmeyer • Sep 6 2020 • Articles

Populist protest against an imagined global intrusion of pandemic restrictions is largely an American phenomenon. Like the virus, it easily spreads and may become a perfect storm globally.

Is the War on Terror Over?

Mark Juergensmeyer • Mar 7 2012 • Articles

Young Muslim activists have received a new standard for challenging the old order, and a new form of protest, one that discredits terrorism as the easy and ineffective path.

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