Rady Roldán Figueroa
Director of the Center for Latin American Studies Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Associate Professor of the History of Christianity Boston University School of Theology
As a historian of Christianity, Roldán-Figueroa specializes in early-modern global Christianity, global Catholicism, Baptists, and the history of Christian spirituality. His publishing record includes The Ascetic Spirituality of Juan de Avila (1499-1569) (Brill, 2010), The Martyrs of Japan: Publication History and Catholic Missions in the Spanish World (Spain, New Spain, and the Philippines, 1597–1700) (Brill, 2021) as well as over thirty articles and book chapters. Among other collective works, he is co-editor with David Orique of Bartolomé de las Casas, O.P.: History, Philosophy, and Theology in the Age of European Expansion (Brill, 2018) and The Transatlantic Las Casas (forthcoming Brill, 2022).