Affiliated Faculty

Jose Casanova

Senior Fellow at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs Professor, Ph.D. 1982, New School for Social Research

Professor Emeritus

Interests: Sociology of Religion, Secularization and Secularism, Global Religious and Secular Dynamics, Religion and Globalization

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Francisca Cho

Professor, Ph.D. 1992, Ph.D. University of Chicago

Interests: Buddhism and science, Buddhism and aesthetics, Comparative Studies, Methods in the Study of Religion.

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Kevin Doak

Nippon Foundation Endowed Chair & Professor of Japanese Studies Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

Interests: Catholicism in Modern Japan, especially Tanaka Kotaro’s Natural Law, The Theology of Yoshimitsu Yoshihiko, Fiction of Endo Shusaku and Sono Ayako;
Benedict XVI’s Theology.

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John L. Esposito

Distinguished University Professor

David Hollenbach, S.J.

Pedro Arrupe Distinguished Research Professor in the Walsh School of Foreign Service and Senior Fellow of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs at Georgetown 

Interests: Catholic social thought; religious ethics, the common good, and human rights; religious and ethical responses to humanitarian crises and refugees; religion and political life.

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