Peter S. Henne is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Vermont, where he teaches courses on international relations and Middle East politics. His research focuses on religion and international affairs, particularly in the areas of international conflict and states' foreign policies. Before coming to the University of Vermont, Henne ran the Pew Research Center's work on international religious freedom. He has also worked with the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism, and as a consultant with the US government on counter-terrorism.
Henne's first book-Islamic Politics, Muslim States and Counterterrorism Tensions-was recently published by Cambridge University Press