Paul Marshall is the Wilson Distinguished Professor of Religious Freedom at the Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR), Baylor University, and research professor in political science. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute and heads the South-East Asia working group at the Religious Freedom Institute, both in Washington DC., among other positions.
He is the author and editor of more than 20 books on religion and politics, particularly religious freedom, including Persecuted: The Global Assault on Christians (2013, with Lela Gilbert and Nina Shea), Silenced: How Apostasy and Blasphemy Codes Are Choking Freedom Worldwide (2011, with Nina Shea), Blind Spot: When Journalists Don’t Get Religion (2009), Religious Freedom in the World (2007), Radical Islam’s Rules: The Worldwide Spread of Extreme Sharia Law (2005), The Rise of Hindu Extremism (2003), Islam at the Crossroads (2002), God and the Constitution (2002), The Talibanization of Nigeria(2002), Massacre at the Millennium (2001), Religious Freedom in the World (2000), Egypt’s Endangered Christians (1999), Just Politics (1998), Heaven Is Not My Home (1998), A Kind of Life Imposed on Man (1996) and the best-selling, award-winning survey of religious persecution worldwide Their Blood Cries Out (1997).
Marshall has been interviewed on ABC; CNN; PBS; Fox; Al Jazeera, the British, Australian, Canadian, South African, and Japanese Broadcasting Corporations and many other media outlets. His work has appeared or been the subject of articles in the the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The Washington Times, The Times, National Review, The Boston Globe, The Dallas Morning News, First Things, New Republic, The Weekly Standard, Christianity Today, World, Decision, and many other newspapers and magazines. He is the author of several hundred articles, and his writings have been translated into Albanian, Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish and Ukrainian.