Joshua Mendez

Credentials: BA, Pacific Union College / MA, Claremont School of Theology / PhD, Claremont Graduate University (Present)

Denomination: Non-Denominational

Specific Field: Interdisciplinary Studies


Joshua is the son of Puerto Rican and Chilean parents. He grew up in Puerto Rico and moved to the United States at eight years old. As an interdisciplinary scholar, Joshua’s research interrogates the relationship between the colonial encounter, the emergence of the capitalist mode of production, and the processes of racial formation facilitated by the secularization of theological concepts. Upon graduation, Joshua hopes to continue teaching and writing.