Institute for Religion, Politics & Society

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Dr Joshua M. Roose

Director

Joshua Roose is a political sociologist. His research interests include Islam in western contexts, political Islam, sharia and legal pluralism, multiculturalism and citizenship.


Joshua Roose is a political sociologist. His research interests include Islam in western contexts, political Islam, sharia and legal pluralism, multiculturalism and citizenship. He has written numerous peer-reviewed articles about these subjects in key journals. He received his PhD from the University of Melbourne’s Asia Institute . Joshua is a visiting research scholar at the East Asian Legal Studies Program at Harvard Law School and has been a visiting scholar at New York University and the City University of New York. Joshua is the Secretary of the Australian Sociological Association and the Legal Theory Section Associate Editor for the Wiley Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Social Theory. He currently sits on the Federal Attorney-General’s Department’s National Panel of Experts for Countering Violent Extremism and is a member of the Victorian Governments Institute for Social Cohesion>

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