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Elizabeth Prodromou

Visiting Associate Professor, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

Elizabeth Prodromou

Visiting Associate Professor, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

Biography

Dr. Elizabeth H. Prodromou is Visiting Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.  She is a non-resident Fellow at The Hedayah International Center of Excellence for Countering Violent Extremism (Abu Dhabi), and is a Senior Fellow in National Security and International Policy at the Center for American Progress (Washington, DC).   In addition to her diplomatic service as Vice Chair and Commissioner on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (2004-2012), she served in an advisory capacity as a member of the U.S. Secretary of State’s Religion & Foreign Policy Working Group (2011-2015).  Her research focuses on the intersection of religion, democracy, and security, and she is a well-known expert on Orthodox Christianity and Islam.  Published widely in scholarly and policy journals and a frequent contributor and commentator in international media on issues of religion and geopolitics, her current research focuses on the impact of migration on religion-security linkages in Europe and Eurasia, and on the security and human rights implications of Christian sustainability in a religiously plural Middle East.  She holds a Ph.D. and an S. M. in political science from MIT, an M.A.L.D. from The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, and a B.A. in International Relations and History from Tufts University.  She is co-editor and contributor for Eastern Orthodox Christianity and American Higher Education (2016) and Thinking Through Faith: New Perspectives from Orthodox Christian Scholars (2008).

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