Dr. Borja (Boaz) Vilallonga, Ph.D. (also known as Dr. Boaz) is a religion scholar, previously at Columbia University and New York University.
He obtained his doctorate in history of religion from the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris, France. He has devoted his research on the relationship between ancient religion and modernity.
Proficient in ten languages, Dr. Boaz has published more than 200 articles in newspapers and media outlets in Catalonia, the United States, and Israel—in addition to a dozen of scholarly essays.
Trained in psychoanalysis and Gestalt therapy in New York, Dr. Boaz currently leads two entrepreneurial projects. He splits his time between the United States and Europe.
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Dr. Boaz is committed to providing scholarly-level lectures available to all audiences. He understands the modern need for spirituality and religion and wants to contribute to improving spiritual literacy.
Too often, academic knowledge remains insulated and secluded within the walls of universities, with intricated, specialized jargon. Important discoveries or truths may be prevented from accessing the broad audience. Dr. Boaz believes that this academic knowledge needs to be made available.
Through his Youtube videos and Medium articles, Dr. Boaz offers a wide range of lectures covering interesting topics of religion and spirituality for the modern man. His ultimate goal is to be helpful to those seeking religion or embarking in a spiritual journey.