Dr. Achmad Munjid is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Cultural Sciences and a member of the Center for Religious and Cross Cultural Studies at Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta. Dr. Munjid was a 2019 recipient of an AIFIS/Luce Foundation grant, which he used to study religious diversity and tolerance among the Indonesian diaspora in Philadelphia. He was awarded a Ph.D. from Temple University in 2014 for his dissertation Building a Shared Home: Investigating the Intellectual Legacy of the Key Thinkers of Inter-Religious Dialogue in Indonesia. Dr. Munjid pursues a multidisciplinary research practice, with key interests in interfaith dialogue, religion in public life, religion and violence, religious radicalism, freedom of religion, religious education, secularization, death and dying, and world literature. He has published works both of fiction and non-fiction.
Deep Listening, Deep Respect, Authentic Friendship as the Basis for Interfaith Understanding (with Lindy Backues). Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, (forthcoming) 2019.
Agama Sebagai Kritik Sosial (Religion as Social Critique). Yogyakarta: Dua Enam, (forthcoming) 2019.
Negeri di Balik Bulan (The Country Below the Moon), a collection of short stories. Cilacap: Lesbumi & Era Baru Pressindo, 2015.