Fred Dallmayr is Co-chairman of WPF "Dialogue of Civilizations" and Packey J. Dee Professor in the Departments of Philosophy and Political Science at the University of Notre Dame.
He holds a Doctor of Law degree from the University of Munich (1955) and a Ph.D. in political science from Duke University (1960).
He has been a visiting professor at Hamburg University in Germany and at the New School for Social Research in New York, and a Fellow at Nuffield College in Oxford. He has been teaching at Notre Dame University since 1978. During 1991-92 he was in India on a Fulbright research grant.
Among his recent publications are: Between Freiburg And Frankfurt (1991); The Other Heidegger (1993); Beyond Orientalism: Essays On Cross-Cultural Encounter (1996; Japanese translation 2001); Alternative Visions: Paths In The Global Village (1998: Persian translation 2005); Achieving Our World: Toward a Global and Plural Democracy (2001); Dialogue Among Civilizations: Some Exemplary Voices (2002; Italian translation forthcoming); Hegel: Modernity And Politics (new ed. 2002); Peace Talks - Who Will Listen (2004); Small Wonder: Global Power and Its Discontents (2005) and In Search of the Good Life: A Pedagogy for Troubled Times (2007).
He is past president of the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy (SACP). He is also a member of the Scientific Committee of "RESET - Dialogue on Civilizations."