Teresa Delgado

Teresa Delgado

Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Iona College

Teresa Delgado is Director of the Peace and Justice Studies Program and Associate Professor and Chairperson of the Religious Studies Department at Iona College in New Rochelle, NY, where she joined the faculty in 2005. She received her doctorate from Union Theological Seminary in New York City. Her interests and scholarship utilize the experiences of marginalized peoples to articulate a constructive theological/ ethical vision. She has published extensively on issues ranging from diversity in higher education, transformational pedagogies, constructive theology and ethics, and justice for racial/ ethnic/sexual minorities. At Iona College, Dr. Delgado teaches courses at the intersection of theology and ethics, such as Biomedical Ethics and the Christian Tradition, Christian Sexual Ethics, Contemporary Peacemakers, and Peace and Social Justice. Dr. Delgado’s book, Prophesy Freedom: A Puerto Rican Decolonial Theology, will be published with Palgrave MacMillan Publishing Company in late 2017. She lives in Mount Vernon, NY with her spouse of 28 years and their four children.

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