HTI Alumni

Hugo Magallanes

Hugo Magallanes

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs | Director, Hispanic- Latinx Ministries Program (MAP) | Director, United Methodist Regional Course of Study School for Local Pastors | Associate Professor of Christianity and Cultures at Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University

Field of Study: Ethics 

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.

Selected Publications

:: 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).