Jeremy Menchik, 2016. Islam and Democracy in Indonesia: Tolerance without Liberalism (Cambridge University Press). Forthcoming in Indonesian as Toleransi tanpa Liberalisme: Islam dan Demokrasi di Indonesia (Mizan Press).

The Missionary Impulse in World Politics. Book manuscript in progress.

Journal Articles

2022. “The Politics of the Fatwa: Islamic Legal Authority in Modern Indonesia.” Indonesia. vol. 114, p. 75-97 doi:10.1353/ind.2022.0012 [ungated]

2022. with Colm Fox. “Islamic political candidates and campaigns in Indonesia.” Party Politics.

2021. “Woodrow Wilson and the Spirit of Liberal Internationalism,” Politics, Religion & Ideology 22(2)

2019. “Moderate Muslims and Democratic Breakdown in Indonesia,” Asian Studies Review 43(3): 415-433.

2018. “Beyond Secular Democracy: Religion, Politics, and Modernity,” International Studies Review 20(4): 704–722

2018. “Soft Separation Democracy,” Politics and Religion 11(4): 863-883.

2017. “Review Essay: The Constructivist Approach to Religion and World Politics,” Comparative Politics 49(4): 561-581. [Editor reviewed]

2014. “The Coevolution of Sacred and Secular: Islamic Law and Family Planning in Indonesia.”  South East Asia Research 23(3): 359-378. 

2014. “Productive Intolerance: Godly Nationalism in Indonesia.” Comparative Studies in Society and History 56(3): 591-621.

Book Chapters

Jeremy Menchik, forthcoming. “Ethnic Politics and the Level of Mobilization Problem for Bangsa Minahasa,” in Regional Movements and Identity Demands in Developing Democracies: Southeast Asia in Comparative Perspective, Amy H Liu, Joel Sawat Selway, ed. University of Michigan Press.

Jeremy Menchik, 2018. “Crafting Indonesian Democracy: Inclusion-Moderation and the Sacralizing of the Postcolonial State,” in Democratic Transition in the Muslim World: A Global Perspective, Alfred Stepan, ed. (New York: Columbia University Press). [Peer reviewed]

Jeremy Menchik with Katrina Trost, 2018. “Beyond Exceptionalism: Indonesian Muslims in Comparative Perspective,” in Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Indonesia, Robert Hefner, ed. (Routledge), pp. 390-405. [Editor reviewed]

Jeremy Menchik, 2015. “Nationalisme Ketuhanan dan Demokrasi Beragama di Indonesia,” in Sisi Gelap Demokrasi: Kekerasan Masyarakat Madani di Indonesia, Sidney Jones (ed.). Jakarta: Yayasan Wakaf Paramadina. [Editor reviewed]

Manuscripts Under Review

“Islam, Identity, and the Organizational Roots of Political Tolerance,” with Tom Pepinsky

“Missionaries, White Supremacy, and Christian Internationalism”

“The Spirit and/of Political Science”

Manuscripts In Preparation

“Political Protest during the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Origins and Evolution of the Reopen Movement,” lead author, with Samuel Bazzi, Clara Martiny, Pujan Paudel, Seth Soderborg, Gianluca Stringhini

“After Democracy Promotion”

Book Reviews

Review of Islam, Authoritarianism, and Underdevelopment: A Global and Historical Comparison. by Ahmet T. Kuru. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. The Journal of Asian Studies,80(4), 1152-1154.

Review of Religion and Nationalism in Southeast Asia (Cambridge University Press), by Joseph Chinyong Liow. Perspectives on Politics Dec 201816 (4): 1202-1203.

Review of Muslims Talking Politics: Framing Islam, Democracy, and Law in Northern Nigeria (University of Chicago Press) by Brandon Kendhammer. Perspectives on Politics March 2018, Review exchange.

Review of The Sociology of Islam: Knowledge, Power, Civility (Wiley) by Armando Salvatore. Politics & Religion. 10 (4): 919-922.

Review of “Islam and Politics in Indonesia: The Masyumi Party between Democracy and Integralism” by Rémy Madinier. Indonesia 101 (Apr 2016): 139-143.

Review of “Faith, Moral Authority, and Politics: The Making of Progressive Islam in Indonesia,” PhD Dissertation by Alexander R. Arifianto. Dissertation Reviews. January 2014.

Review of “Chinese Big Business in Indonesia: The State of Capital.” Christian Chua. (Routledge). Journal of Contemporary Asia. 40 (2). pp. 356-358.

Review of “Islamic Law in Contemporary Indonesia: Ideas and Institutions.” R. Michael Feener and Mark E. Cammack, ed. (Boston: Harvard University Press, 2007). Law and Politics Book Review 18 (11). pp.1001-1006. November 2008.

Other Publications

Confessions of a ‘human guinea pig’: Why I’m resigning from Moderna vaccine trials,” STAT, Jan 4, 2022.

Alfred Stepan’s Legacy,” The Immanent Frame, October 31, 2017.

Is Indonesia’s Pious Democracy Safe From Islamic Extremism?The Conversation, July 4, 2017

Ahok is not Jokowi,” New Mandala, May 8, 2017.

Strengthening Tolerance in Indonesia,” RSIS Commentary, No. 295, December 5, 2016

Do Not Take Unbelievers as Your Leaders” : The Politics of Translation in Indonesia, Mizan Project, March 2016

Islamic State: Lessons from Indonesia,” USA Today, January 20, 2016.  Published in Indonesia as “Pelajaran Atasi ISIS dari Indonesia.”

An escapist view of extremism,” New Mandala, January 14, 2016.

Governing Religion Democratically,” Jakarta Globe, November 19, 2014.

New York Rabbi’s Awful Award: Why is a Jewish group dedicated to tolerance honoring a politician who has failed to support religious minorities?,” Tablet Magazine, May 21, 2013.

Visualizing Human Rights for Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon,” Jadaliyya, January 11, 2013

The Origins of Intolerance toward Ahmadiyah,” The Jakarta Post, February 10, 2012.

Nahdlatul Ulama and counter-terrorism: More than a proxy police force, Van Zorge Report on Indonesia, Vol 11, No 13/14, Dec 2009.

Signs and Symbols,” Inside Indonesia. Republished on New York University’s online journal Material World. July-August 2009,

Illiberal but not Intolerant: Understanding the Indonesian Council of Ulamas,” Inside Indonesia. Oct-Dec 2007.