Peter Casarella

Peter Casarella Photo by Matt Cashore/University of Notre Dame

Peter Casarella is an associate professor of systematic theology, world religions, and world Church in the department of theology at the University of Notre Dame. His research interests include Latino/a theology, theological aesthetics, and medieval Christian thought, with particular attention to Bonaventure and Nicholas of Cusa. He has authored, co-authored, and edited numerous books and has published extensively in scholarly journals on a variety of topics from medieval Christian Neoplatonism to contemporary theological aesthetics to 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).