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Miguel J. Romero

Miguel J. Romero

Assistant Professor, Religious and Theological Studies, Salve Regina University

Field of Study: Practical Theology 

Dr. Miguel J. Romero is Assistant Professor of Religious and Theological Studies at Salve Regina University. He earned his B.A. from Colorado College, his M.Div. from Fuller Theological Seminary, his Th.M. from Duke University, and his Th.D. from Duke University in 2012. From 2012-2016 Romero was a postdoctoral research fellow and theology instructor at the University of Notre Dame. Romero’s research interests include moral theology, Catholic social teaching, philosophical and theological accounts of disability and mental illness, and the theology of Thomas Aquinas. His written work includes: “Liberation, Development, and Human Advancement in Caritas in Veritate” (Nova et Vetera, 2010); “Aquinas on the corporis infirmitas: Broken Flesh and the Grammar of Grace” in Disability in the Christian Tradition (Eerdmans, 2012); “The Call to Mercy: Veritatis Splendor and the Preferential Option for the Poor” (Nova et Vetera, 2013);  “Aquinas on Happiness and Those Who Lack the Use of Reason” (The Thomist, 2016); and “The Goodness and Beauty of our Fragile Flesh” (Journal of Moral Theology, 2017)Miguel is married to Dr. Heather Romero, a geriatric neuropsychologist and Alzheimer’s Disease researcher. Miguel and Heather have four children.