HTI Alumni

Cristian De La Rosa

Cristian De La Rosa

Boston University School of Theology, Assistant Professor of Contextual Theology and Practice Director of Contextual Education and Community Partnerships

The Rev. Dr. Cristian De La Rosa received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of the Pacific, a Masters of Divinity from Wesley Theological Seminary, a Masters in Sacred Theology and a Ph. D. in Theology and Ethics from Chicago Theological Seminary. Her areas of interest and scholarship include Feminist and Mujerista Theologies, cultural theory, Latin American Liberation Theology, Urban Ministry, and the Hispanic/Latino community and its religious history.

Originally from Mexico, Dr. De La Rosa is an ordained elder with the New England Conference of the United Methodist Church. She currently serves as a representative of the United Methodist Church in the National Council of Churches, as treasurer for the National Association of United Methodist Latina Clergy women (ACLAMEN), as vice-president for the board of directors of the Hispanic Summer Program (HSP), and as the national director of the Hispanic Youth Leadership Academy (HYLA) and the Raices Latinas Leadership Institute.