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Dr. Sandra Keating is an Associate Professor of Theology at Providence College.

As he sought to rally the world behind a renewed attack on terrorism this past week, President Obama argued that force of arms was not enough and called on all nations to “put an end to the cycle of hate” by expanding human rights, religious tolerance and peaceful dialogue. - The New York Times

Dr. Sandra Keating, an Associate Professor of Theology at PC, explains the U.S., along with its allies, need to remember various Muslim groups and territories in the Middle East are deeply religious and have a strong aversion to secularization.  

To speak with her directly, please contact Chrissy Centazzo at (401) 340-5710, or    

Meet Our Expert:

Dr. Sandra T. Keating,
associate professor of theology and associate
director of the DWC program;
Teaching at PC since 2005
  • Christian-Muslim Relations
Selected Courses Taught: 
  • The Church and Major World religions
  • Christology
  • Foundations of Theology
Steve Maurano
Associate Vice President for Public Affairs, Community & Government Relations​
(401) 865-2413​

Chrissy Centazzo
Public Affairs, Community & Government
Re​lations Specialist
(401) 865-2413




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