This page lists some of my publications. You can also visit my Google Citation Page for a more or less similar list. Please do feel free to contact me if you are interested in receiving a copy of any of the publications.


Ali-Fauzi, Ihsan, Samsu Rizal Panggabean, Nathanael G. Sumaktoyo, Anick Tohari, Husni Mubarak, Testriono, and Siti Nurhayati. 2012. Disputed Churches in Jakarta (Research Report). Melbourne: University of Melbourne’s Asian Law Center
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  1. Klocek, Jason, Hyun Jeong Ha, and Nathanael G. Sumaktoyo. Conditional Acceptance. “Regime Change and Religious Discrimination after the Arab Uprisings.” Journal of Peace Research.
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  2. Sumaktoyo, Nathanael. G. Forthcoming. “Faith and Friendship: Religious Bonding and Interfaith Relations in Muslim Countries.” Politics and Religion.
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  3. Layman, Geoffrey, David E. Campbell, John C. Green, and Nathanael G. Sumaktoyo. 2021. “Secularism and American Political Behavior.” Public Opinion Quarterly 85(1): 79-100.
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  4. Sumaktoyo, Nathanael G. 2021. “Religious and Ethnic Sentiments in Indonesian Politics: The Case of the 2017 Jakarta Gubernatorial Election.” Journal of East Asian Studies 21(1): 141-164.
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  5. Sumaktoyo, Nathanael G. 2021. “Friends from Across the Aisle: The Effects of Partisan Bonding, Partisan Bridging, and Network Disagreement on Outparty Attitudes and Political Engagement.” Political Behavior 43: 223245.
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  6. Kilavuz, M. Tahir and Nathanael G. Sumaktoyo. 2020. “Hopes and Disappointments: Regime Change and Support for Democracy after the Arab Uprisings.” Democratization 27(5): 854-873.
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  7. Sumaktoyo, Nathanael G. 2020. “A Price for Democracy? Religious Legislation and Religious Discrimination in Post-Soeharto Indonesia.” Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies 56(1): 23-42.
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  8. Campbell, David E., Geoffrey Layman, John C. Green, and Nathanael G. Sumaktoyo. 2018. “Putting Politics First: The Impact of Politics on American Religious and Secular Orientations.” American Journal of Political Science 62(3): 551-565.
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  9. Sumaktoyo, Nathanael G., David Nickerson, and Michael J. Keane. 2016. “Discussion Group Composition and Deliberation Experience.” Journal of Experimental Political Science 3(02): 164-173.
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  10. Sumaktoyo, Nathanael G., Victor Ottati, and Vinaya. 2016. “The Paradoxical Religiosity Effect: Religion and Politics in Indonesia and the United States.” Politics and Religion 9(3): 481-507.
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  11. Ottati, Victor, Erika Price, Chase Wilson, and Nathanael Sumaktoyo. 2015. “When Self-Perceptions of Expertise Increase Closed-Minded Cognition: The Earned Dogmatism Effect.” Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 61:131-138.
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  12. Muluk, Hamdi, Nathanael G. Sumaktoyo, Dyah Madya Ruth. 2013. Jihad as justification: National-survey evidence of belief in violent jihad as a mediating factor for sacred violence among Muslims in Indonesia. Asian Journal of Social Psychology. doi: 10.1111/ajsp.12002.
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  13. Muluk, Hamdi and Nathanael G. Sumaktoyo. 2010. Intratextual fundamentalism and the desire for simple cognitive structure: The moderating effect of the ability to achieve cognitive structure. Archive for the Psychology of Religion, 32, 217-238.
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  1. Ottati, Victor, Chase Wilson, Erika Price, and Nathanael Sumaktoyo. 2018. “Political Expertise and Open-Minded Cognition.” In The Feeling, Thinking Citizen: Essays in Honor of Milton Lodge, eds. Howard Lavine and Charles S. Taber. New York: Routledge, 81-97.
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  2. Sumaktoyo, Nathanael G. 2017. “Penelitian Empiris Mengenai Toleransi di Indonesia: Menuju Praktik Terbaik (Empirical Research on Tolerance in Indonesia: Toward Best Practices).” In Kebebasan, Toleransi, dan Terorisme: Riset dan Kebijakan Agama di Indonesia (Freedom, Tolerance, and Terrorism: Research and Policies on Religion in Indonesia), eds. Ihsan Ali Fauzi, Zainal Abidin Bagir, and Irsyad Rafsadi. Jakarta: Center for the Study of Religion and Democracy, Paramadina Foundation, 159-192.
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  3. Sumaktoyo, Nathanael G. 2015. “Pertemanan dan Keterbukaan Beragama: Pengalaman Amerika Serikat (Friendship and Religious Openness: The United States’ Experience)”. In Agama, Keterbukaan, dan Demokrasi: Harapan dan Tantangan (Religion, Openness, and Democracy: Hopes and Challenges), eds. Ayu Melissa and Husni Mubarok. Jakarta: Center for the Study of Religion and Democracy, Paramadina University, 21-32.
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  4. Sumaktoyo, Nathanael G., and Yuyun Rindiastuti. 2011. Religious Fundamentalisms and Student Life: A View from Indonesia.” In Key Learnings from Feminists on the Frontline, eds. S. Gokal, R. Barbero, and C. Balchin. Toronto: Association of Women’s Rights in Development, 79-81.