Stephen Di Trolio Coakley

Credentials: BA, University of Valley Forge / MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary / PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary (present)

Denomination: Assemblies of God

Specific Field: History


Stephen is a PhD student in the Department of History and Ecumenics at Princeton Theological Seminary, focusing on World Christianity and History of Religions. Stephen was born in Costa Rica and grew up in Argentina, where he returned to live after college in the United States. In Buenos Aires, he was a youth worker with international students, taught at a local seminary, and also worked alongside rural education projects in Nicaragua before coming to Princeton. His research interests include Latin American political history, Pentecostalism in Argentina, social movements, political theology, and decolonial theory. In addition to the above-mentioned degrees, he has completed coursework in the Sociology of Culture program at the Instituto de Altos Estudios Sociales at the Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Argentina.