Douglas Pratt is Professor of religious studies at Waikato University, New Zealand and holds appointments as Adjunct Professor (Theology & Interreligious Studies) at the University of Bern, Switzerland; and Adjunct Associate Professor(Research) in the School of Social Sciences at Monash University, Australia. A former President of the Australian Association for the Study of Religion (AASR) and the New Zealand Association for the Study of Religions (NZASR), Professor Pratt is the New Zealand Associate of the Australian-based UNESCO Chair in Intercultural and Interreligious Relations – Asia Pacific. He is also an Associate of the Centre for the Study of Religion and Politics (CSRP) at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. Professor Pratt is Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Theology at the University of Bern, Switzerland, and was a Fulbright Scholar at Georgetown. His most recent book is Being Open, Being Faithful: The Journey of Interreligious Dialogue.