Senior Fellow at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs Professor, Ph.D. 1982, New School for Social Research
Interests: Sociology of Religion, Secularization and Secularism, Global Religious and Secular Dynamics, Religion and Globalization
Professor, Ph.D. 1992, Ph.D. University of Chicago
Interests: Buddhism and science, Buddhism and aesthetics, Comparative Studies, Methods in the Study of Religion.
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.
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.