Santiago Piñón

Associate Professor
Beasley Hall 304 | 817 257-6596

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Ph.D., University of Chicago (2012)
MA, Abilene Christian University (2003)
M.Div., University of Chicago (2001)

Courses Taught

Understanding Religion: Society and Culture: Latina/o Religion and Social Critique
Latina/o Religion, Law, and Identity
Nature of Society: What is a good citizen?
Being Latina/o & Religious in the U.S.

Areas of Focus

Latina/o Religions
Religion & Law
Race, Gender, and Identity

The Ivory Tower and the Sword: Francisco Vitoria Confronts the Emperor. Pickwick Publications, 2016.

(2016). “The Box” and the Dark Night of the Soul: An Autoethnography from the Force of Losing a Child in the Delivery Room. Online Journal of Health Ethics. 12(1).

Private Citizen, Public Woman: Religion and the Formation of Leaders in North Texas Latinos, Voting Rights Act and Political Engagement, Austin, TX, 2015.

The Ethics of Citizenship: Patriotism vs. Populism, Society of Christian Ethics, Chicago, IL, 2015.

Agency, Status, and Identity: Overcoming Notions of Hegemony in Citizenship Discourse, Latina/o Ethics groups of the Society of Christian Ethics, Chicago, IL.

The Illusions of Equality: Citizenship and the Ritual of Voting, Race, Ethnicity, and Place Conference, VII, TCU, Ft. Worth, TX, 2014.

Louisville Institute, Project Grant for Researchers, “A Father’s Shattered Dreams”

  • American Academy of Religion
  • Society of Christian Ethics
  • American Society of Church History