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Camille Pecastaing

Senior Associate Professor

  • +1 (202) 663-5678
  • Campus Location: Washington DC
  • Office Location: BOB 625


Student of behavioral sciences and historical sociology; research focuses on the cognitive and emotive foundations of xenophobic political cultures and ethnoreligious violence, using the Muslim world and its European and Asian peripheries as a case study; contributor to the Working Group on Islamism and the International Order at Stanford University's Hoover Institution; PhD, international relations, Johns Hopkins SAIS.



  • Africa
  • Middle East


  • Conflict Resolution and Negotiation
  • Culture, Religion and Politics
  • Globalization
  • Genocide
  • Islamic Religion, Culture and Law
  • Terrorism


  • English
  • French

In the News

Algeria’s false Spring?

Camille Pecastaing wrote in The American Interest, 4/12

The French connection in Europe’s elections.

Camille Pecastaing wrote in The American Interest, 4/1

The king, the junta, and the juggernaut: Thailand and counter-democratization.

Camille Pecastaing wrote in The American Interest, 3/22