Jeffrey Haynes

Professor Jeffrey Haynes is Director of the Centre for the Study of Religion, Conflict and Cooperation at London Metropolitan University. He is recognised as an international authority in five separate areas: religion and international relations; religion and politics; democracy and democratisation; development studies; and comparative politics and globalisation. Professor Haynes has written many books, journal articles and book chapters, totalling around 160 such publications since 1986. They include a 17,000-word discussion paper for the Geneva-based United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, 'Religion, Fundamentalism and Identity: A Global Perspective' (1995), 'Religious Transnational Actors and Soft Power' (2012), and 'Religion and Politics in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa' (2010). Professor Haynes is convenor of the ECPR's Religion and Politics Standing Group, vice-chair of the International Political Science Association's Research Centre, 'Religion and Politics' and co-editor of the journal, Democratization, published by Taylor and Francis.