Lawrence A. Wien Professor of International Cooperation
Comparative politics. Islam in the West. Immigration and social cohesion. Europe.
Jytte Klausen is the Lawrence A. Wien Professor of International Cooperation at Brandeis University and an Affiliate at the Center for European Studies at Harvard University. She is the author of "The Cartoons That Shook the World" (Yale University Press 2009) about the Danish cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad and the worldwide protests that followed their publication.
She is the author of numerous books and articles on immigrant integration, the European welfare state, and social inclusion. Her previous book, "The Islamic Challenge: Politics and Religion in Western Europe" (Oxford University Press 2005, paperback 2007), was published in German and Turkish translations. Klausen’s new work is on Western Jihadism and terrorism.
Klausen was a British Academy Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford University (2003), and a Bosch Public Policy Fellow at The American Academy in Berlin (2004). She has a PhD from the New School for Social Research (1992) and a BA and MA from the University of Aarhus, Denmark. In 2007, Klausen received the Carnegie Scholars’ Award for research on the integration of Muslim faith communities in Europe.
New School for Social Research, Ph.D.
University of Aarhus, Ph.D.
University of Aarhus, B.A.
Awards and Honors
Senior Program Advisor and Transatlantic Fellow, Institute for Strategic Dialogue, London (2010)
Lawrence A. Wien Professor of International Cooperation at Brandeis University (2009)
Affiliate, Center for European Studies, Harvard University (2008)
2007 Carnegie Scholars Award (2007)
Bosch Fellow, American Academy in Berlin (2004)
British Academy Visiting Professor, Nuffield College, Oxford University (2003 - 2004)
U.S. Institute of Peace Fellowship (2003)
Whos Who in America (2001)
Bunting Institute Fellowship (1997 - 1998)
|POL||11b||Introduction to Comparative Government: Europe|
|POL||134b||Immigration, State, and Nation|
|POL||145b||Muslims in the West: Politics, Religion, and Law|
|POL||156b||European Culture & Politics|
|POL||160a||The War on Global Terrorism|
|POL||213a||Graduate Seminar: Comparative Political Institutions and Public Policy|
|POL||213b||Graduate Seminar: Selected Topics in Comparative Politics|