Mark Juergensmeyer

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"MARK JUERGENSMEYER is Director of the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies[1] and Professor of Sociology and Religious Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is an expert on religious violence, conflict resolution and South Asian religion and politics, and has published more than two hundred articles and a dozen books." [2]

Juergensmeyer has recieved fellowships from Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Wilson Center in Washington D.C. U.S. Institute of Peace

American Council of Learned Societies

Member of the Pacific Council of International Policy

Business Backers

Orgalea Family Foundation "The Orfalea Fund actively seeks nonprofit organizations and programs that respond to challenges in our stated fields of interest with innovative, effective programs. The Orfalea Fund works with organizations to develop alternative strategic actions and encourages agency partnering in joint projects." [3]


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  1. Previous Winners, Grawemeyer Awards, accessed March 23, 2009.