Mark Juergensmeyer

Mark Juergensmeyer was director of the Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies from its founding in 2005 until June 2014. He is a faculty member of Department of Global & International Studies, and is professor of sociology as well as affiliate professor of religious studies, at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Curriculum Vitae
Academic Area

University of California, Berkeley (Political Science; PhD, 1974 and MA, 1968)

Union Theological Seminary, New York City (Ethics; MDiv, 1965)

Columbia University (School of International Affairs, 1963-65)

Univ of Illinois, Urbana (Philosophy, BA distinction, 1962)

Awards and Honors

International Fellow, Columbia University, 1963-65

Visiting Professor, Punjab University (India) 1970-71

Indo-American Fellowship (Fulbright) India, 1978

American Institute of Indian Studies, Senior Research Grant, India, 1979, 1983, 1985 and 1986

Co-Director, NEH Berkeley-Harvard Program in Comparative Religion (1979-84)
and NEH Berkeley-Chicago-Harvard Program (1984-89)

Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Smithsonian Institution), 1986

Distinguished Visiting Professor, Univ of California-Santa Cruz, 1988

Fellow, Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, 1988-90

Fellow, U. S. Institute of Peace, 1989-91

Fellow, American Council of Learned Societies, 1996

Halle Distinguished Visiting Professor of Global Learning, Emory University, 2002

Elected Member, Pacific Council, Los Angeles, 2002

Grawemeyer Award in Religion, 2003

Silver Medal, Queen Sofia Center for the Study of Conflict, Valencia, Spain, 2004

Honorary Doctorate, Lehigh University, 2004

Distinguished Teaching Award, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2006

Stafford Little Lectures, Princeton University, 2006

President and Vice President, American Academy of Religion, 2007-9

Doctor Honoris Causa (Honorary Doctorate), Roskilde University, Denmark, 2009.

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