HTI Alumni

Seth Anthony Villegas

Seth Anthony Villegas

Postdoctoral Fellow for the Faculty of Computing and Data Sciences, Boston University.

Field(s) of Studies:  Ethics, Religion and Society, Theology

Dr. Villegas is currently the Postdoctoral Fellow for Faculty of Computing and Data Science at Boston University.  He specializes in issues related to the dialogue between religion and science. He focuses primarily on how technology affects religious and religious-like ideas. Dr. Villegas developed many of his current interests in religion and technology while he was an undergraduate in Silicon Valley. His research examined transhumanist and other secular communities, asking questions about the future of religious life.  His dissertation title was “The Desire to Upload: A Theological Analysis of Transhumanist Advocacy for Life-extension and Immortality”.

CV (As of 2023)