HTI Alumni

Saul Barcelo

Saul Barcelo

Director of the Center for Whole Person Care: Integrating Faith and Healing Assistant Professor School of Religion Loma Linda University

Field(s) of Study: Ethics & Religion and Society 

Born and raised in Mexico, Saul migrated to the United States with his family in hopes of better opportunities. He worked as a pastor for eight years and was ordained in the Seventh-day Adventist denomination before transitioning to working as a healthcare chaplain. His research areas are in the fields of liberation and political theologies, social ethics, and postcolonial theory. In the future, Saul looks forward to joining the academy in hopes of teaching and mentoring the next generation of Latine scholars.