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Daniel Madigan, S.J.

d_madiganDaniel Madigan, S.J.

Daniel Madigan, S.J. is an Australian Jesuit priest who joined Georgetown University's faculty 2008, and is currently the Director of Graduate Studies in the Theology Department, as well as the Jeanette W. and Otto K. Ruesch Family Associate Professor. He is also a Senior Fellow of The Al-Waleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, located at Georgetown. Prior to that, he spent time at Woodstock as an International Visiting Fellow (2007-8), and continues his affiliation with the Center as a Senior Research Fellow. He directs the Christian Theologies Responsive to Islam Project with Paul Heck.

Fr. Madigan has taught at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome (2000-7), where he was the founder and director (2002-7) of the Institute for the Study of Religions and Cultures. He also served as a consultor to the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue for the Vatican (2005-10). His main fields of teaching and research are Qur'anic Studies, Interreligious Dialogue and particularly Muslim-Christian relations. He has also taught as a visiting professor at Columbia University, Ankara University, Boston College and Central European University.

Fr. Madigan received his bachelor's degree from the Melbourne College of Divinity, and received his Ph.D. and M.Phil. from Columbia University. He has also done graduate work at Harvard, and has studied Arabic and Islam in Cairo and Delhi.