Dr. Nicholas Morieson

Nonresident Research Fellow

Nicholas Morieson holds a Ph.D. in politics from the Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, and a Masters in International Relations from Monash University. He is the author of Religion and the Populist Radical Right: Christian Secularism and Populism in Western Europe, and a Research Fellow at the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation.

Latest by Nicholas Morieson


AKP’s populist framing of Erdogan as the tough, macho, militaristic savior of ‘the people’ against the Western imperialists May 10, 2023.

Civilizational populist Netanyahu’s election victory and rise of Religious Zionist Party in Israel November 3, 2022


The Impact of Civilizational Populism on Foreign and Transnational Policies: The Turkish Case May 4, 2023.

Nationalism, Religion, and Archaeology: The Civilizational Populism of Benjamin Netanyahu and Likud October 10, 2022.

Islamist Populists in Power: Promises, Compromises and Attacks on Democratic Institutions August 7, 2022.

Civilizational Populism Around the World July 31, 2022.

Religious populism in Israel: The case of Shas March 30, 2022.