For information about my work in progress see Current Projects.


Gutkowski, Stacey. Religion, War and Israel’s Secular Millennials: Being Reasonable? Manchester University Press, 2020.

Drafts of the introduction, conclusion and post-script can be found here.

Gutkowski, Stacey. Secular War: Myths of Religion, Politics and Violence, I.B. Tauris, 2013.

Drafts of the introduction and conclusion can be found here and here.


Gutkowski, Stacey. Moderation as Jordanian Soft Power: Islam and Beyond. In Peter Mandaville (ed.), The Geopolitics of Religious Soft Power: How States Use Religion in Foreign Policy (New York: Oxford University Press, Forthcoming 2022).

Gutkowski, Stacey and Craig Larkin. Spiritual Ambiguity in Interfaith Humanitarianism: Local Faith Communities, Syrian Refugees and Muslim-Christian Encounters in Lebanon and Jordan, Migration Studies 9, Forthcoming 2021.

Gutkowski, Stacey. Secular Feelings, Settler Feelings: The Case of Palestine/Israel, Religion, State and Society, 49(2), 2021.

Gutkowski, Stacey. Jewish atheists in foxholes: existential beliefs and how war feels. Secular Studies, 1(1), 2019.

Gutkowski, Stacey, Craig Larkin and Ana Maria Daou, Religious Pluralism, Interfaith Dialogue and Post-war Lebanon in Jan-Jonathan Bock, John Fahy and Sami Everett (eds.) Emergent Religious Pluralisms (Palgrave, 2019).

Gutkowski, Stacey. Love, war and secular “reasonableness” among hilonim in Israel-Palestine in Monique Scheer, Nadia Fadil and Birgitte Schepeleren Johansen (eds.) Secular Bodies, Affects and Emotions: European Configurations, (London: Bloomsbury, 2018)).

Gutkowski, Stacey. We are the very model of a moderate Muslim state? The Amman Messages and Jordan’s Foreign Policy, International Relations, 30(2), 2016.

Gutkowski, Stacey. Vernacular security in the Eastern Mediterranean after the Arab Spring: the cases of Egypt and Jordan. The Eastern Mediterranean in Transition: Multipolarity, Politics and Power, Aristotle Tziampiris and Spyridon N. Litsas (eds), Ashgate 2015.

Gutkowski, Stacey. The politics of postsecular borders: transnational religion and the Ground Zero Mosque controversy, Towards a Postsecular International Politics? Changing Patterns of Authority, Legitimacy and Power in a Postsecular World, Fabio Petito and Luca Mavelli (eds), Palgrave Macmillan, 2014

Gutkowski, Stacey. The British secular habitus and the war on terror, Non-religion and Secularity: New Empirical Perspectives (Routledge; eds Lois Lee, Stephen Bullivant and Elisabeth Arweck) 2013.

Gutkowski, Stacey. Educating beyond hysteresis: fostering inquiry-based learning in postgraduate Middle Eastern Studies. HERN-J, 2013.

Gutkowski, Stacey. The British secular habitus and the war on terror, Journal of Contemporary Religion, 27(1), 2012, 87-103.

Gutkowski, Stacey. Religion and Security in International Relations Theories, Routledge Handbook of Religion and Security, Chris Sieple, Dennis R. Hoover and Pauletta Otis (eds), (New York and Abingdon: Routledge, 2012).

Gutkowski, Stacey. Misreading Islam in Iraq: secular misconceptions and British foreign policy, Security Studies, 20(4), 2011, 592-623.

Gutkowski, Stacey. Secularism and the Politics of Risk: Britain’s Preventing Violent Extremism Agenda, 2005-2009, International Relations, 25(3), 2011, 346-62.

Gutkowski, Stacey and George Wilkes. Changing chaplaincy: a contribution to debate over the roles of US and British military chaplains in Afghanistan, Religion, State and Society, 2011.

Modood, Tariq. Pragna Patel, Julia Bard, Tope Omoniyi, Joshua A. Fishman and Stacey Gutkowski. The challenge of nonreligion for multifaith politics. in From multiculturalism to multifaithism? Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism, 10(2), 2010.

Gutkowski, Stacey. Introduction: Gender and warfare. Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 22(2), 2009.


Gutkowski, Stacey. How secular Israelis feel about Palestinians. The Conversation, 28 October 2020.

Gutkowski, Stacey. Groundhog Day all over again – but new ways of studying political violence, peace and the secular in Israel/Palestine and beyond. Religion and IR: International Studies Association Religion and International Relations section, 14 January 2021. Response to me.

Gutkowski, Stacey. It’s not all about Islam: misreading secular politics in the Middle East, Open Democracy, April 2015.

Gutkowski, Stacey. A different kind of war story: Afghan atheism, religious freedom and the mythology of sanctuary,, January 2014.


Gutkowski, Stacey. Does Atheism Promote Peace? Teemu Taira (ed), Atheism in Five Minutes, Equinox Press, 2021.

Gutkowski, Stacey. Secularism, security and War. Phil Zuckerman (ed), Beyond Religion, Cengage, 2016.