Ruggero Taradel received his laurea as Doctor in Literature and Philosophy with high honors (cum laude) at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in 1992 with the interdisciplinary dissertation Paul Tillich’s Hermeneutics in History of Christianity and Theoretical Philosophy.
He is presently Lecturer in the Division of French and Italian Studies, College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington, where he has been teaching courses in Italian Cultural History, Church and State in Italy and Italian Language.
He is a member of the scientific committee of the International Journal of Philosophy and Psychology (Rivista Internazionale di Filosofia e Psicologia) and of the Foundation for Religious and Anthropological Research “Alfonso Di Nola”.
He was nominated for the Distinguished Teaching Award at the University of Washington in 2010.
- Musica per l'abisso. La via di Terezin. Un'indagine storica ed estetica 1933-1945, Mimesis, Milano 2014.
- La Santa Sede e le leggi razziali in Italia e in Europa, in: Giuseppe Speciale (ed.), Le leggi antiebraiche nell'ordinamento italiano. Razza diritto esperienze, Patron, Bologna, 2013.
- Ruggero Taradel. The Blood Libel: A Political History of an Anti-Semitic Myth (L'Accusa del Sangue. Storia Politica Di Un Mito Antisemita). Editori Riuniti, 2002.
- Ruggero Taradel, Barbara Raggi, and Riccardo Di Segni. La segregazione amichevole: la "Civiltà cattolica" e la questione ebraica, 1850-1945. Editore Riuniti: 2000. 265 pp.
Summer 2013 B-term
- Course Highlights - Winter 2013 - November 1, 2012