Julie Chernov Hwang
Associate Professor of Political Science and International Relations, Goucher College
Julie Chernov Hwang is an associate professor of political science and international relations at Goucher College. She is the author of Why Terrorists Quit: The Disengagement of Indonesian Jihadists (Cornell University Press, 2018); Peaceful Islamist Mobilization in the Muslim World: What Went Right, (Palgrave Press, 2009); and the co-editor of Islamist Parties and Political Normalization in the Muslim World (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014). Her articles have been published in Political Psychology, Terrorism and Political Violence, Asian Survey, Asian Security, Contemporary Southeast Asia, Asia-Pacific Issues, Southeast Asia Research, Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, The Washington Post, CTC Sentinel, and Lawfare. Her new book project, Becoming Jihadis: Radicalization and Commitment in Southeast Asia, forthcoming from Oxford University Press in 2023 explores the social and emotional reasons why Indonesian and Filipino Muslims join, commit to and take on high risk roles in Islamist extremist groups.