January 22, 2021
Research Fellow Paul Manuel is co-editing with Miguel Glatzer a special issue of Religions on "Social Welfare and Catholic Social Teaching." New submissions are welcome.
Paul Christopher Manuel is a research fellow at the Berkley Center and a local affiliate of the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES) at Harvard University. At Georgetown University, he is also an affiliated professor in both the Department of Government and the McCourt School of Public Policy. Manuel’s scholarship has contributed to democratization literature in Spain and Portugal, with a focus on religion and politics. He has authored or co-authored twelve books and numerous scholarly articles, including Faith-Based Organizations and Social Welfare: Associational Life and Religion in Africa and Latin America (forthcoming in 2023, with Miguel Glatzer and Christine Gustafson); Faith-Based Organizations and Social Welfare: Associational Life and Religion in Contemporary Eastern Europe (2020, with Miguel Glatzer); Faith-Based Organizations and Social Welfare: Associational Life and Religion in Contemporary Western Europe (2019, with Miguel Glatzer); and Religion and Politics in a Global Society: Comparative Perspectives from the Portuguese-Speaking World (2012, edited with Alynna Lyon and Clyde Wilcox). Manuel was recently appointed to be the head of school at the Cambridge Matignon School. He has also previously taught at the School of Public Affairs at American University, at Mount St. Mary’s University, and at Saint Anselm College. He holds a B.A. and M.A. from Boston University, an M.T.S. from the School of Theology and Ministry at Boston College (formerly the Weston Jesuit School of Theology in Cambridge, Massachusetts), and a Ph.D. in government from Georgetown University. Manuel divides his time between Washington, DC, and Massachusetts.