Gary Bouma

The late Emeritus Professor Gary D Bouma AM was the UNESCO Chair in Intercultural and Interreligious Relations – Asia Pacific, Emeritus Professor of Sociology at Monash University, and Acting Director of the Global Terrorism Research Centre. His research in the sociology of religion examines the management of religious diversity in plural multicultural societies, postmodernity as a context for doing theology, religion and terror, religion and public policy and includes Australia’s Gen Zs. He is the author or co-author of over 25 books. Recent books include: Australian Soul: Religion and Spirituality in the Twenty-First Century (Cambridge University Press, 2015) and Being Faithful in Diversity: Religions and Social Policy in Multifaith Societies (ATF Press, 2011).