Fr Daniel
Madigan, SJ
Georgetown University, Washington DC
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Daniel Madigan is an Australian Jesuit who since 2008 has been Jeanette W. and Otto J. Ruesch Family Associate Professor in Georgetown University's Department of Theology, where he teaches courses on Islam and on Muslim-Christian Relations. He is also a Senior Fellow of Georgetown's Al-Waleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, and an Honorary Professorial Fellow of the Australian Catholic University. 

Prior to that, 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 the Central European University. 

Dan has been awarded a research grant for 2015–16 by the Louisville Institute, and during his time at Campion hall will be a Visiting Scholar at the Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies, Oxford. His writing project is on Christian theology in conversation with Islam, a subject on which he convened a series of international seminars at Campion Hall from 2011 to 2013.