HTI Alumni

Michelle Anne González Maldonado

Michelle Anne González Maldonado

Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, University of Scranton

Michelle Gonzalez Maldonado, Ph.D. joined The University of Scranton as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences on July 1, 2020. Previously, she served as assistant provost of undergraduate education at the University of Miami, where she also served as the executive director of the Office of Academic Enhancement and as a professor of religious studies. She is the editor, co-author or author of 10 books and has published more than 40 articles in academic journals and book chapters. She has presented at 85 academic conferences and meetings and contributed more than a dozen book reviews. She has also written a number of articles for the National Catholic Reporter.

As a scholar of religious studies, Dr. Maldonado’s areas of specialization include Latino/a and Latin American theology; Afro-Caribbean and Latino/a studies; U.S. minority, Third World and feminist theologies; and constructive and cultural theologies.