University of Sorbonne, Paris, France, Ph. D. in History of Religions and Anthropology
Post-doctoral grant, New Europe College (Bucharest)
Professional experience (between 1995-2003):
From Nov. 2002 - Ambassador of Romania to Portugal
2001 – 2002 - Director General for Cultural Affairs, Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1997- 2001 - Ambassador of Romania to the Holy See, to the Sovereign Military Order of Malta and to the Republic of San Marino
1995-1996 - Lecturer in Religious Anthropology, University of Bucharest, Department of Philosophy
Le rire des Pères. Essai sur le rire dans la patristique grecque, Paris, Desclée de Brouwer, 1996 (and its Romanian version published in Bucharest, Anastasia Books, 1996, 407 pages, under the title of : Risul patriarhilor. O antropologie a deriziunii în patristica rasariteana ).
Jacob and the Angel. 45 Hypostases of the Religious Dimension, Bucharest, Anastasia Books, 1996, 272 pages.
The Temptation of Goodness. Essays on the Urban Dimension of Faith , Anastasia Books, 1999, 304 p.
The Power of Schism. A Portrait of European Christianity, , Anastasia Books, 2001, 356 p.
ROMA CAPUT MUNDI (with Horia Bernea), Humanitas Publishing House, Bucharest, 2001.
Essays published in the following publications: “Dilema”, “Sfera Politicii”, “Secolul 20”, “Transilvania”, “Renasterea”, “Contrapunct”, “22”, “Cuvantul”, “Revue théologique de Louvain”, “Social Compass” etc. Three books translated from French into Romanian.
Additional professional activities:
Editor-in-chief of Anastasia Books, Bucharest
Head of the Religious Programs Dept., Romanian Public Television
Member of the International Association for Patristic Studies (Paris).