Speaker Details: James Buchanan

James Buchanan

Director, Brueggeman Center for Dialogue at Xavier University


James Buchanan became director of the Brueggeman center in 2003. He studied comparative religions and ethics at Yale University and the University of Chicago, where he completed a Ph.D. He also studied and taught in Paris, Moscow, Beijing and Hong Kong. Buchanan formerly held the Besl Family Chair and Professorship in ethics/religion & society at Xavier and the Carolyn Werner Gannett Chair in humanities at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He has lectured worldwide and published widely on a range of global ethical issues.