Paul S. Rowe is Professor of Political and International Studies at Trinity Western University. He teaches in the fields of international and developing world politics. He also serves as Director of the Religion in Canada Institute and a senior research fellow with the International Institute for Religious Freedom – Vancouver. Dr. Rowe received his PhD from McGill University in Political Science in 2003. His research interests include the politics of religious minorities in the Middle East and South Asia, and Religion and Global Politics. He is the editor of The Routledge Handbook of Minorities in the Middle East, and author of Religion and Global Politics, among other works. Dr. Rowe is a Canadian citizen. He is married with two children and lives in the Fraser Valley of British Columbia.