HTI Alumni

Cristian De La Rosa

Cristian De La Rosa

Associate Dean for Students and Community Life; Clinical Assistant Professor of Contextual Theology and Practice at Boston University

Field(s) of Study: Practical Theology and Christian Education 

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 consultant for the National Association of United Methodist Latina Clergy women (ACLAMEN), as  mentor for the Hispanic Theological Initiative and Women of Color Scholars Program with the UMC, and as the national director of the Hispanic Youth Leadership Academy (HYLA) and the Raices Latinas Leadership Institute.