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Michael Jerryson serves as an expert on religious terrorism, Asian culture, and Buddhism for local, national, and international news networks. 

Michael Jerryson

Leading Expert on Religious Terrorism, Asian Culture, and Buddhism

Michael Jerryson was a consultant and cited in Time Magazine’s cover story, “The Face of Buddhist Terror,” and has been a resource for Al Jazeera NewsCNN, Newsweek, The Washington PostU.S. News and World ReportVoice of America, The Times of India,The Australian, The Huffington Post, Channel Asia NewsFrankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Groene Amsterdammer, Slate Magazine and other international media.

Jerryson has been on the BBC’s “Beyond Belief,” NPR’s “Interfaith Voices,” and has assisted with governments and NGOs seeking to address the rise in Buddhist extremism, such as the United Nations’ IRIN analysis.

He has been a contributor to Religion Dispatches, the Berkley Center for Religion and World Affairs,  Oxford University Press Blogand published pieces in the Utne Reader, Buddhadharma MagazineZocalo Public Square,  and Aeon.

Michael Jerryson
The Washington Post
Voice of America

The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Violence

Violence has always played a part in the religious imagination, from symbols and myths to legendary battles, from colossal wars to the theater of terrorism.

The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Violence surveys intersections between religion and violence throughout history and around the world.

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