Ruggero Taradel


Ruggero Taradel is a Lecturer and visiting scholar at the Division of French and Italian Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences of the University of Washington where he teaches Italian Cultural History Church History and Italian Language. He is member of the scientific committee of the "Centro Studi di Nola" in Rome for Italian ethnic and anthropological studies. He received his laurea as doctor in Literature and Philosophy with high honors (cum laude) at the University of Rome La Sapienza in 1992 with the interdisciplinary dissertation Paul Tillich's Hermeneutics in History of Christianity and Theoretical Philosophy. Between 1994 and 1998 he taught at the Department of Philosophical and Epistemological Studies of the University of Rome La Sapienza focusing his attention on contemporary Christian theology, on the Holocaust and the relationship between the Christian Churches and modern Anti-Semitism. He has also been lecturing and writing essays on the history of Philosophy, on Church History, on the paradigms and stereotypes of modern and contemporary Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and Racism.