A professor of political science, Dr. Jo-Renee Formicola's specific field of study is Church-State relations.
Dr. Formicola's specific field of expertise is Church-State relations. During her tenure at Seton Hall University, she has published extensively on social and religious topics related to the relationship between the Catholic Church and the American government.
Dr. Formicola is the author of three books: The Catholic Church and Human Rights
(1988); John Paul II: Prophetic Politician
(2002); and The Politics of Values
(2008).She is the co-author of two other books: The Politics of School Choice
(1999)and Faith Based Initiatives and the Bush Administration
(2003).She is a co-editor and chapter contributor to three other volumes: Everson Revisited
(1997); Religious Leaders and Faith Based Politics
(2001); and Taking Religious Pluralism Seriously
(2005). She has published extensively in peer-reviewed and is currently the American editor of the Journal of Religion and Politics.