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Paul Christopher Manuel

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Paul Christopher Manuel

Paul Christopher Manuel is a local affiliate of the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES) at Harvard University, Distinguished Scholar in Residence at the School of Public Service at American University, and Research Fellow at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs at Georgetown University. He is also the director of the School of Public Affairs Leadership Program at American University. Manuel’s scholarship has contributed to the democratization literature in Portugal, with a focus on religion and politics. He has authored or co-authored ten books and numerous scholarly articles, including Voices of the Revolution: Revisiting the Portuguese Revolution of 25 April 1974 (Toronto: Portuguese Studies Review Monograph Series with Baywolf Press, 2019). At CES, Manuel co-chaired the Iberian Study Group from 1998–2004 and was a Visiting Scholar in 2001-2002. He divides his time between Washington, D.C., and Massachusetts.


  • Distinguished Scholar in Residence, School of Public Service, American University
  • Local Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University

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