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Daniel A Madigan


Associate Professor
Jeanette W. and Otto J. Ruesch Family Professor


Department of Theology
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+1 202-687-5195

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202 687 8000

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Daniel Madigan S.J. is an Australian Jesuit priest who joined Georgetown's Department of Theology in 2008, where he teaches courses on Islam and on Muslim-Christian Relations. He is also a Senior Fellow of The Al-Waleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, and an Honorary Professorial Fellow of the Australian Catholic University.
Before moving to Georgetown he taught in Rome (2000-7), where he was was the founder and director (2002-7) of the Institute for the Study of Religions and Cultures at the Pontifical Gregorian University. His main fields of teaching and research are Qur'anic Studies, Interreligious Dialogue (particularly Muslim-Christian relations) and Comparative Theology. He has also taught as a visiting professor at Columbia University, Ankara University, Boston College and Central European University.


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  • PhD (1997) Columbia University, Islamic Religion
  • MPhil (1993) Columbia University, Islamic Religion
  • BD (1984) Melbourne College of Divinity, Theology
  • BA (Hons) (1978) Monash University, History