Prof. Dr. Jonathan Laurence

Portrait Foto Prof. Dr. Jonathan Laurence (Jonathan Laurence)
Jonathan Laurence


Former Visiting Researcher of the Research Unit


Jonathan Laurence, associate professor of political science at Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, USA, and nonresident senior fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution, has been a visiting researcher in the research unit Migration, Integration, Transnationalization until the end of May 2013. His principal areas of teaching and research are comparative politics and transatlantic relations. During his stay at the WZB he has continued his research project on the evolution of state-mosque relations in Western Europe, Turkey and Morocco”.

first press reactions to the results of his project appeared in theTagesspiegel on 21st July, 2013: Religiöser Revierkampf im Nahen Osten (in German)