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Nicholas Scrimenti

Director of Student Programs


Nick Scrimenti (C‘18) is the director of student programs at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs at Georgetown University. Nick brings expertise in facilitating interreligious dialogue and creating educational programs that engage diverse communities. He previously served as the project associate for the Culture of Encounter Project at the Berkley Center. Before joining the Berkley Center, Nick lived and worked in rural France at the Bonnevaux Center for Peace, a lay-monastic community and retreat center. He is also a freelance writer and producer, and his work has appeared in Commonweal, Peripheries, The Merton Annual, and the Ministry of Ideas podcast.

Nick earned a B.A. in theology from Georgetown University, where he was a 2017-2018 Doyle Undergraduate Fellow at the Berkley Center and program coordinator for the John Main Center for Meditation and Inter-religious Dialogue. He holds a Master of Divinity degree from Harvard Divinity School, where he specialized in comparative studies. His award-winning graduate thesis examined the mutual influences of colonialism and interreligious encounter on both Hindu and Christian meditative practice in twentieth-century Malaysia. While at Harvard, he was involved in Religion and Public Life, assisting in the development of courses on religious literacy for educators and diverse professionals. He also holds a graduate certificate in religious studies and education from Harvard University.

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