This page lists some of my publications. You can also visit my Google Citation Page for a more or less similar list.


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. (Download PDF)



(6) 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. (Download PDF)

(5) 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. (Download PDF) (Get Data and Code) (Article on JEPS Website)

(4) 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. (Download PDF) (Get Data and Code) (Article on Politics and Religion Website)

(3) 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. (Download PDF) (Article on JESP Website) (On the Media)

(2) 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. (Download PDF) (Article on AJSP Website)

(1) 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. (Download PDF) (Article on the Journal’s Website)



(4) 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.

(3) 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.

(2) 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.

(1) 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.



(3) Sumaktoyo, Nathanael G. 2017. “Ethnicity and Jakarta’s Election.” New Mandala. February 13, 2017.

(2) Sumaktoyo, Nathanael G. 2017. “Will Religion Influence Voters’ Choices in the Jakarta Election?” Indonesia at Melbourne. February 13, 2017.

(1) Sumaktoyo, Nathanael G. 2016. “Beyond Democracy: Religious Bridging and Religious Tolerance in Muslim Countries.” Berkley Forum. December 20, 2016.



“Blasphemy and Freedom of Speech.” Published by the Jakarta Post daily on January 12, 2015, page 7.

“To Bind the Nation’s Wounds.” Published by the Jakarta Post daily on August 2, 2014, page 7.

“Democracy, Our Memory.” Published by the Jakarta Post daily on June 22, 2014, page 7.

“Tegas (English: On Being Firm).” Published by KOMPAS daily on June 9, 2014.

“Voters’ Homework ahead of Polls.” Published by the Jakarta Post daily on January 18, 2014, page 7.

“Uncle Sam’s place in Indonesians’ hearts.” Published by the Jakarta Post daily on August 22, 2013, page 7.

Kelalaian dan Pembiaran (Negligence and Ignorance).” Published by the weekly magazine HIDUP on June 23, 2013, p. 30.

“Old John Brown and 11 commando soldiers.” Published by the Jakarta Post daily on April 24, 2013, page 7.

“American guns and Indonesian intolerance.” Published by the Jakarta Post daily on February 8, 2013, page 7.

“Our obsession with moral shortcuts.” Published by the Jakarta Post daily on December 1, 2012, page 7.

“Jakarta’s election, ‘golput’, and  Florida’s 537 votes.” Published by the Jakarta Post daily on September 11, 2012, page 7.

“In telling the story of Indonesia, truth is better than veiled reality.” Published online by the Jakarta Globe daily.

“Where do these radicals come from?” Published online by the Jakarta Globe daily.

“Terorisme dan Otoritas Agama (Terrorism and Religious Authorities). Published by the weekly magazine HIDUP on September 20, 2009, p. 39.

“Setting the Climate Change as Here, Now, and Personal Responsibility.” Top 20 Essays in the 2009 World Bank International Essay Contest on Climate Change.

“Dekat di Mata, Bukan (Belum) di Hati. (Close to the Eyes, not (yet) to the Heart).”Second Winner in the National Essay Competition arranged by the Australian Embassy