Position title: Director
Ulrich Rosenhagen received his Ph.D. from the University of Heidelberg in 2012 and is author of Brudermord, Freiheitsdrang, Weltenrichter: Religiöse Kommunikation und öffentliche Theologie in der amerikanischen Revolutionsepoche (Fratricide, Desire for Freedom, Judge of the World: Religious Communication and Public Theology during the American Revolution), Berlin: Walter de Gruyter (2015). He edited Nostra Aetate and the Future of Interreligious Dialogue with Charles L. Cohen and Paul F. Knitter, Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books (2017) and is in the process of editing The Holy in a Pluralistic World: Rudolf Otto’s Legacy in the Twenty-First Century with Gregory Alles (forthcoming with Equinox). He was a researcher at the Technical University of Dresden, has held a research fellowship at Boston University, and has written in academic and non-academic journals on Jewish-Christian relations, Social Protestantism, and interreligious dialogue. His main research interests are interreligious literacy, religion and immigration, and the work of Rudolf Otto, the author of The Idea of the Holy (1917). He is teaching as a Lecturer at the UW-Madison’s Religious Studies Program. He is also an ordained Lutheran pastor and worked for several years in the ministry in Germany and Miami, FL.