HTI Alumni

Maria Teresa Dávila

Maria Teresa Dávila

Associate Professor of Practice, Religious and Theological Studies Merrimack College

Field of Study: Ethics 

Maria Teresa (MT) Davila teaches, mentors, preaches, and writes in the areas of public theology, migrant and racial justice, the use of force, and social justice from the lens of the preferential option for the poor. MT is a Roman Catholic laywoman, known globally for her work in Catholic theological ethics. Together with Agnes Brazal she is co-editor of Living With(out) Borders: Theological Ethics and People on the Move (Orbis Books, 2016), a collection of international scholars reflecting ethically on the experience of migrations and the movements of people. She is a regular contributor to Theology en la Plaza, the first Latin@ column at a national Catholic newspaper. Her work has also appeared on Syndicate, and Political Theology Today.