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José A. Amorós has undergraduate studies in Social Sciences, University of Puerto Rico and in Religious Studies at the University of South Carolina, a Master of Divinity from Emory University (with a concentration in Ethics and Foreign Policy), and a Master of Arts in International Relations (with thesis in international law) from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. At Emory he had the opportunity to be teaching and research assistant to renowned scholars Jurgen Moltmann, Robert Pastor and James Fowler. He is currently pursuing doctoral studies.
He has varied experiences in both the private and public sector as a lecturer, writer, journalist, international consultant and analyst, and teaching and as consultant and researcher in think tanks. Among them, as interpreter and translator, research assistant, in preparation of briefings and as Monitor of Latin American and Caribbean Affairs at the Carter Center; at the Glenmary Research Center he served as Research Associate in Sociology of Religion.
He is a member of various professional and academic associations, among them the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, The Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters, Latin America Studies Association, Association for the Sociology of Religion. His interests are Ethics, Political and Theological Philosophy, International Relations/International Law, Philosophy of Religion, the relationships between monotheistic religions, philosophical/political theology and secularization, democratization and constitutionalism.