HTI Alumni

Daniel Patrick Castillo

Daniel Patrick Castillo

Assistant Professor of World Christianity, Loyola University Maryland

Dr. Castillo’s expertise lies at the nexus of liberation theology and ecological theology. His work has been published in journals such as Political Theology and Scriptura. He has written extensively on Laudato Si’ including the essay “Integral Ecology as a Liberationist Concept” published in the journal Theological Studies. While completing his Ph.D. at the University of Notre Dame, Dan was the recipient of a GLOBES (Global Linkages of Biology, Environment, and Society) Fellowship, funded by the National Science Foundation. He teaches courses in liberation theology and environmental ethics at Loyola University Maryland, where he is an assistant professor of theology and a Bunting Peace and Justice Fellow. He is currently working on a book entitled, An Ecological Theology of Liberation: Salvation and Political Ecology, which will be published with Orbis Press.

Daniel Castillo is assistant professor of theology at Loyola University Maryland, where he teaches and researches in the areas of liberation theology and environmental ethics. His essays have appeared in a number of journals including Theological Studies and Political Theology. Dan’s first monograph, An Ecological Theology of Liberation: Salvation and Political Ecology (Orbis Books, forthcoming) explores the relationship between salvation, liberation, and care for creation, within the context of the politico-ecological planetary emergency. The Louisville Institute recently awarded Dan a First Book Grant in support of his work. Dan earned his Ph.D. at the University of Notre Dame in 2014. While at Notre Dame, he was a National Science Foundation-funded GLOBES Fellow and a Hispanic Theological Initiative Fellow.

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