Assistant Professor of Latinx Theology and Cultures, Director of the Latinx Studies Program, Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, TX
A Latina Catholic theologian, her academic writing has appeared in the International Journal of Practical Theology, Journal of Hispanic/Latino Theology, and Anglican Theological Review, and she co-edited From the Pews in the Back: Young Women and Catholicism (Liturgical Press, 2009). Other popular pieces can be found at the Political Theology Network, Commonweal, and America. With ministerial experience in Catholic contexts across the United States, she also offers professional development opportunities for those in ministry. Having studied at Loyola Marymount University and Harvard Divinity School, Jennifer completed her doctoral studies at the Graduate Theological Union in 2018. Currently, she is preparing a book manuscript for publication based on her dissertation, “She Walks with Us’: Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mariology, and Ministry.” During academic year 2018-2019, she participated in a Postdoctoral Fellowship through the Louisville Institute at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, where she served as Visiting Assistant Professor of Constructive Theology.