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. His teaching and research has focused upon ethics, sustainability, global systems, and interfaith dialogue. He has published widely and delivered more than 250 talks worldwide.