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Nancy Pineda-Madrid - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Nancy Pineda-Madrid

Professor and T. Marie Chilton Chair of Catholic Theology | Loyola Marymount University


Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts



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Education (3)

Graduate Theological Union: Ph.D, Systematic and Philosophical Theology 2005

Dissertation: “Interpreting Our Lady of Guadalupe: Mediating the Christian Mystery of Redemption” Major Advisor: Dr. Alejandro García-Rivera

Seattle University: Master of Divinity 1989

Loyola Marymount University: B.B.A, Business Administration

Areas of Expertise (6)

Systematic Theology

North American Pragmatism and Religious Thought

Feminist Theologies (U.S. and Third World)


U.S. Latino/a Theologies


Accomplishments (10)

Ann O'Hara Graff Memorial Award. 2018 (professional)

Catholic Theological Society of America (CTSA), Women's Consultation in Constructive Theology

Outstanding Educator Award 2018 (professional)

For service to the Boston Latina/o Community

Loretto Legacy Award for Religion and Theology, 2012 (professional)

Sisters of Loretto

Boston College Faculty Fellowship Sabbatical (professional)


Next Generation of Promising Catholic Theologians (professional)

Named in America Magazine (Feb 2011) as one of seven.

Louisville Institute’s First Book Grant (professional)


The Rev. Francis L. Markey Dissertation Grant for Catholic Women in Ministry (professional)


Lumen Gentium Award, Co-Recipient, 1994 (professional)

Conference for Pastoral Planning & Council Development

Seattle University Centennial Alumni Award (professional)


Seattle University Multicultural Awareness Award (professional)


Affiliations (8)

  • Catholic Theological Society of America (CTSA), 1999-present
  • International Network of Societies of Catholic Theology (INSeCT), 2013-2017
  • Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians of the United States (ACHTUS), 1996-present
  • American Academy of Religion (AAR), 1997-present
  • International Academy of Practical Theologians (IAPT), 2006-present
  • Association of Practical Theology, 2009 – present
  • Josiah Royce Society, 2009 – present
  • Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy (SAAP), 2011 – present

Languages (2)

  • Spanish
  • French (Reading)

Articles (10)

Hacer teología hoy desde la perspectiva del

Concilium: Sabidurías Y Teología del Pueblo

Eds. Carlos Mendoza-Álvarez & Po-Ho Huang, no. 376 (Junio 2018), 27-38.

“Tráfico sexual y feminicidio a lo largo de la frontera: remembranza de nuestras hijas”

In Arqueología de la violencia. Nuevos paradigmas en el pensamiento y el lenguaje para la praxis no violenta

Eds. Carlos Mendoza-Álvarez & Héctor Conde Rubio. (Ciudad de México: Universidad Iberoamericana, 2017): 277-290.

“¡Somos Criaturas de Dios! – Seeing and Beholding the Garden of God”

Planetary Solidarity: Global Women’s Voices on Christian Doctrine and Climate Justice.

Edited by Grace Ji-Sun Kim and Hilda P. Koster. (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2017): 311-324.

“La teoría feminista y la teologización feminista/mujerista latina: ¿que hay en un nombre?

In Desafíos de una teología iberoamericana inculturada en tiempos de globalización, interculturalidad y exclusión social.

Eds. Luis Aranguren Gonzalo y Félix Palazzi. (Miami, FL: Convivium Press: 2017): 396-404.

“Practical Theology Along the Border and Beyond: Women, Suffering, and Religious Practice”

In Catholic Approaches in Practical Theology: International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives.

Edited by Claire E. Wolfteich and Annemie Dillen. (Leuven: Peeters Publishers, 2016): 167-184.

“Sex Trafficking and Feminicide along the Border: Re-membering Our Daughters.”

In Living With(out) Borders: Catholic Theological Ethics on the Migrations of Peoples.

Edited by Agnes M. Brazal and María Teresa Dávila. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2016: 81-90.

"Feminicidio: Interrogación al Cuerpo Roto de Cristo."

Revista Teología

Tomo LII, no. 119 (Marzo 2016), 189-207.

“Feminist Theory and Latina Feminist/Mujerista Theologizing”

In Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Latino/a Theology.

Edited by Orlando O. Espín. London: Wiley-Blackwell, 2015: 347-363.

“Social Salvation in the Shadow of Feminicide”

Translating Religion

College Theology Society Annual Volume 58. Eds. Mary Doak and Anita Houck. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2013: 87-103.

“Feminicide and the Reinvention of Religious Practices”

In Women, Wisdom, and Witness: Engaging Contexts in Conversation.

Edited by Rosemary P. Carbine and Kathleen J. Dolphin. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2012: 61-74.