Professor, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs
Scholar in the sociology of religion. Professor, Department of Sociology, Georgetown University; Head, Berkley Center Program on Globalization, Religion and the Secular. Has published works on a broad range of subjects, including religion and globalization, migration and religious pluralism, transnational religions, and sociological theory. Author of Public Religions in the Modern World (1994), a modern classic in the field that has been translated into five languages, including Arabic and Indonesian. Recipient, Theology Prize, Salzburger Hochschulwochen (2012) in recognition of life-long achievement in the field of theology.