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)

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Jeremy Menchik, Forthcoming 2017. “Review Essay: The Constructivist Approach to Religion and World Politics,” Journal of Comparative Politics.

Jeremy Menchik, Forthcoming 2017. “Crafting Indonesian Democracy: Inclusion-Moderation and the Sacralizing of the Postcolonial State,” in Islam and Democracy in Comparative Perspective, Alfred Stepan, ed. (New York: Columbia University Press).

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

Jeremy Menchik, 2014. “Productive Intolerance: Godly Nationalism in Indonesia.

Book Chapters

Jeremy Menchik with Katrina Trost, Forthcoming. “Beyond Exceptionalism: Indonesian Muslims in Comparative Perspective,” in Routledge Handbook to Indonesia, Robert Hefner, ed.  


Jeremy Menchik, “The Trouble with Secular Democracy.” Under review.

Jeremy Menchik, “The Missionary Impulse.” Article in progress.

Jeremy Menchik, “The Missionary Impulse.” Book manuscript in progress.

“The Politics of Identity in Indonesia: Results from Campaign Advertisements” (with Colm Fox). In progress.

Other Publications

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

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.

Nationalisme Ketuhanan dan Demokrasi Beragama di Indonesia.” Book chapter in Sisi Gelap Reformasi di Indonesia: Munculnya Kelompok Masyarakat Madani Intoleran (Jakarta: Pusat Studi Agama dan Demokrasi Paramadina), 2015.

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

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

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

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,

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. 

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