Peter Mandaville

Email: pmandavi@gmu.edu


Peter Mandaville is an Associate Professor in the Department of Public and International Affairs and Co-Director of the Center for Global Studies at George Mason University in Washington DC. He previously taught at the University of Kent at Canterbury in the UK. He holds degrees from the University of St. Andrews and the University of Kent, and has also studied at the American University in Cairo. Visiting affiliations have included American University, and the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He is most recently the author of Global Political Islam(London: Routledge, 2007). Other books include Transnational Muslim Politics: Reimagining the Umma (London: Routledge, 2001; paperback 2003), and several co-edited volumes and anthologies such as Globalizing Religions (London: Sage, forthcoming 2007), The Zen of International Relations (London: Palgrave 2001) and Meaning and International Relations (London: Routledge, 2003). He has authored numerous book chapters and journal articles, contributed to publications such as the International Herald Tribune and The New Republic, and consulted extensively for media, government and non-profit agencies. Much of his recent work has focused on the comparative study of transnational religious authority and social movements in the Muslim world, global development, and cosmopolitanism.