Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life
Each year the Boisi Center provides an intellectual home for visiting scholars working on significant projects related to religion and public life. Visiting scholars participate in the intellectual life of the Center, which includes numerous public events, and may have an opportunity to present their own research as well. For more information about the visiting scholars program, or to apply, please see the application information.
Francesco Frau graduated from the University of Cagliari, Italy in 2014 receiving a B.A. degree in political science, with a dissertation entitled "Daring to Hope: Don Andrea Gallo's Political Thought." Currently he studies international relations as a master’s student at the University of Cagliari. His dissertation explores the role of liberation theology in Latin America's society and politics. While at the Boisi Center, his work will focus on the birth of Black liberation theology in the United States. Francesco will be at the Boisi Center from December 2015 - March 2016.
For a list of past visiting scholars, click here.