Director, Center for the Study of Latinx Christianity and Religions Associate Professor of Christianity and Cultures Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University
Dr. Magallenes is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, the Director for the Houston-Galveston Extension Program and Associate Professor Christianity and Cultures at the Southern Methodist University, Perkins School of Theology. He is also an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church.
He received his PhD and Master of Philosophy from Drew University, M.Div from Abury Theological Seminary and his BA (Theology) from Seminario Juan Wesley. His teaching specialties are Christian social ethics, cultural studies, John Wesley’s social ethics, Hispanic theology/ethics and liberation theology. His research interest include finding God in contemporary cultural expressions, Wesley and the poor, the church’s moral responsibility, multicultural ministries and studies.
:: Harold Recinos and Hugo Magallanes, eds. Jesus in the Hispanic Community: Images of Christ from Theology to Popular Religion (Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2009).
:: Introducción a la Teología y Vida de Juan Wesley Introduction to the Theology and Life of John Wesley (Nashville: Abingdon, 2005).
:: “Racism.” Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of Scripture. Kevin Vanhoozer and N.T. Wright, eds. (Grand Rapids: Baker Academy, 2005).