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 an Honorary Fellow at the University of Melbourne
Scholar |Practitioner | Author | Public Commentator
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 religion, terrorism, and the Middle East to Australian politics.
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, West Bank/Palestine, Armenia, Indonesia, East Timor, Sudan and South Sudan.
What It Will Really Take To Rebuild Syria, The Globe Post, 28 February 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
On The Drum, ABC 19 July 2018 discussing religious freedom at 17'30''
Why Australians’ religious freedom is worth protecting, The Conversation, 18 July 2018
Religion Seeks to Unite, Where Identity Politics will only Divide, The Australian, 9 July 2018