Experts Guide

Name: Michael Buehler
Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Political Science
Office Phone: 8157537053
E-mail: mbuehler1@niu.edu
Expertise: Michael Buehler (Ph.D., The London School of Economics and Political Science) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and a Faculty Associate at the Center for Southeast Asian Studies at Northern Illinois University. Specializing in Comparative Politics, his teaching and research interests evolve around state-society relations under conditions of democratization and decentralization. He is particularly interested in state-civil society relations, the relationship between party systems and social movements as well as state-religion relations. In 2008, he was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies in Leiden, Holland. Between 2008 and 2010 he was the Postdoctoral Fellow in Modern Southeast Asian Studies at the Weatherhead East Asian Institute at Columbia University in New York City, USA. In 2011, he became an Associate Research Fellow at the Asia Society in New York City, USA. Research Interests: Comparative Politics, Elections, Elites, Islam, Local Politics, Party Politics, Political Sociology, State-Society Relations, Southeast Asia
Topics: PoliticsSoutheast Asia
Last Updated: 3/13/2013