Organization / José Casanova

José Casanova

Catholicism / Orthodox Christianity

José Casanova is Professor Emeritus at Georgetown University, where he previously taught in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Berkley Center, where his work focuses on globalization, religions, and secularization, and a member of the advisory board of Reset DOC. He has published works on a broad range of subjects, including religion and globalization, migration and religious pluralism, transnational religions, and sociological theory. His best-known work, Public Religions in the Modern World (1994), has become a modern classic in the field and has been translated into several languages, including Japanese, Arabic, and Turkish. In 2012, Casanova was awarded the Theology Prize from the Salzburger Hochschulwochen in recognition of his life-long achievement in the field of theology.