João Chaves completed his Ph.D in Religious Studies at Baylor University in 2017 and was a lecturer at the Baptist University of the Américas from 2012 to 2018. He was an HTI doctoral fellow and dissertation fellow (2014-2017) and as well as a Baptist College and University Fellow at Baylor. João has serves as the Unit Chair for Latinx Religions at the AAR Southwest since 2018. He has published several peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on Christian history, theology, and education, and he is the author of Evangelicals and Liberation Revisited: An Inquiry Into the Possibility of an Evangelical-Liberationist Theology (Wipf & Stock, 2013). His forthcoming book, “The Global Mission of the Jim Crow South,” will be published with Mercer University Press.