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Robert A. Dowd


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Rev. Robert A. Dowd, C.S.C. is an assistant professor of political science and founding director of the Ford Family Program in Human Development Studies and Solidarity of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of “Religious Diversity and Religious Tolerance: Lessons from Nigeria” (forthcoming), and his book Christianity, Islam and Liberal Democracy: Lessons from Africa will be published by Oxford University Press. Dowd holds a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, an M.Div. from the Jesuit School of Theology, Berkeley, and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles.