Noemi Vega Quiñones

Credentials: BA, California State University / MA, Fresno Pacific University Biblical Seminary/ PhD, Southern Methodist University (Present)

Denomination: Mennonite Brethren

Specific Field: Ethics and Social Theory


Noemi was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, and migrated to the United States when she was five with her mother and two younger siblings. Her undergraduate research focused on severe mental illness and burden of care in Mexican American communities of California’s central valley. Noemi’s master’s research focused on covenant epistemology and an evangélica theology of Emmanuel to begin deconstructing racialized theologies. She is the recipient of the Thesis of the Year award from Fresno Pacific University and the Mustang Fellowship from Southern Methodist University. Noemi is an adjunct professor at Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary and a Teaching Assistant at Southern Methodist University. Noemi’s research interests include socio theological racial formation, womanist and Latina feminist theologies, borderland epistemologies, virtue and migration Ethics, and theologies of buen vivir. Noemi hopes to contribute to anti-racialization work within the Christian church and en conjunto with her communities.