Michael Hoffman is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. Hoffman is a comparativist who works on religion and politics, primarily in the Middle East. His current book project examines the relationship between communal religious practice and attitudes towards democracy. His work has been published or is forthcoming in Journal of Politics, British Journal of Political Science, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Democratization, Middle East Law and Governance, and elsewhere. He has been the recipient of a fellowship from the National Science Foundation.
Comparative politics; politics and religion; Middle Eastern politics; political behavior
The relationship between communal religious practice and attitudes towards democracy
2010 - National Science Foundation Graduate Research - Princeton PhD
Kilavuz to Receive Inaugural Distinguished Dissertation Award
Oct 4, 2019
Tahir Kilavuz, a former dissertation year fellow who studies democratization in the Middle East and North Africa, will be the first recipient of the Kellogg Institute Award for Distinguished Dissertation on Democracy and Human Development.