KMarie Tejeda

Credentials: AA, Hostos Community College / BA, Hunter College / MDiv, Harvard Divinity School / STM, Boston University / PhD, Boston University (Present)

Denomination: Pentecostal/Charismatic

Specific Field: Latin American Religions


KMarie was born and raised in the Dominican Republic. Her research explores the intersectionality between indigenous, African, and Spanish religious influences in the Dominican Republic and its diaspora, particularly in the United States. She focuses on the roles of gender and race in shaping Dominican spirituality and identity. Her research considers the different ways that practitioners of Dominican spiritualities employ in emerging digital technologies their diverse ritual practices. Specifically, she examines how technology has shaped Dominican identity, religion, and sense of belonging across the Diaspora.