Dr Ghiloni has research interests in Islam, Christianity, interreligious encounter, John Dewey, and education–religion dialogues.

Dr Ghiloni has taught the following subjects within UQ’s Studies in Religion discipline: History of the Supernatural, Belief and Unbelief, World Religions, Spirituality in the Everyday, and Western Religious Thought from the Middle Ages to the Present. He supervises doctoral students working in religion and culture.