Emmanuel Katongole

Professor of Theology and Peace Studies

Keough School of Global Affairs
Department of Theology

Emmanuel Katongole holds a joint appointment with the Department of Theology and the Keough School of Global Affairs, where he serves as a full-time faculty member of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. A member of the Contending Modernities Initiative team, Katongole coordinates an interdisciplinary research project that investigates how religious and secular forces compete or collaborate in shaping new modes of authority, community, and identity within the context of nation-state modalities in Africa. He is a Catholic priest of Kampala Archdiocese, Uganda where he was ordained in 1987.

Before joining the University of Notre Dame in 2013, he served as Associate Professor of Theology and World Christianity at Duke University, and as founding co-director of the Duke Center for Reconciliation.