Kellogg Institute Faculty Fellow Peter Casarella is associate professor of theology and former director of LANACC. Before coming to Notre Dame in 2013, Peter Casarella served as professor of Catholic Studies at DePaul University where he was also the director of the Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology. He has taught previously at the University of Dallas and The Catholic University of America. He has published almost fifty essays in scholarly journals on a variety of topics – e.g., medieval Christian Neoplatonism, contemporary theological aesthetics, and the Hispanic/Latino presence in the U.S. Catholic Church. In 2005 he served as President of the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians in the US (ACHTUS). He has edited or co-edited: Cuerpo de Cristo: The Hispanic Presence in the U.S. Catholic Church (1998), Christian Spirituality and the Culture of Modernity: The Thought of Louis Dupré (1998), Cusanus: The Legacy of Learned Ignorance (2006), and, most recently, A World for All? Global Civil Society in Political Theory and Trinitarian Theology (2011).

Thematic Interests

Systematic theology; Latino/a theology; Medieval Christian thought (especially Bonaventure, Nicholas of Cusa); theological aesthetics

Current Research

Teología del Pueblo and the Idea of God in Latino/a Experience and Theology


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Mar 22 to 24, 2021
Romero Days: Romero and Catholic Social Teaching
Kevin J. Burke, Peter J. Casarella, Meghan Clark, Edgardo Colón-Emeric, Nichole M. Flores, Elizabeth O’Donnell Gandolfo, Leonel Guardado, José Henriquez, David M. Lantigua, Michael E. Lee, Carmen M. Nanko-Fernández, Margaret Pfeil, Sr. Ana María Pineda, Stephen J. Pope, Rubén Rosario Rodríguez, Clemens Sedmak, Todd Walatka, Matthew Philipp Whelan

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