Denis Dragovic is a scholar in the field of religion and society. His research focuses on the role of religious leaders and institutions in rebuilding states after conflict. He completed his doctorate in political theology at the University of St Andrews and is a Senior Honorary Fellow at the University of Melbourne
Dr Dragovic is a regular media commentator in print, radio and television. He has appeared on Australian and international media outlets as well as regularly providing expert commentary and background briefings to journalists on topics ranging from human rights and religion to terrorism and the Middle East.
Building upon twelve years of experience leading
humanitarian and development assistance operations, Denis transitioned to providing consultancy services to United Nations agencies, companies and NGOs. His experience spans Iraq, Jordan, Israel, Armenia, Indonesia, East Timor, Sudan and South Sudan.
Scholar |Practitioner | Author | Public Commentator
Surrendering rights for social causes is wrong, Herald Sun, 11 March, 2021
The real clash is culture, Daily Telegraph, 5 February 2021
Twitter’s Trump ban drives dangerous divide between Left and Right, Herald Sun, 14 January 2021
Chapter: 'Religious Freedom' in Keeping Australia Right, 2020
How to protect believers without a blasphemy law, The Australian, 12 June 2019
Do you want an antagonistic society pitted against religious voices?Sydney Morning Herald, 10 October 2018
Protecting religious freedoms will not lead to discrimination, Sydney Morning Herald, 1 September 2018