David Sanchez, Director
American Cultures Studies Program
David A. Sánchez received his Ph.D. in Early Christianity and Christian Origins from Union Theological Seminary (New York City). He currently serves as the President of the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians of the United States and the Book Review Editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Religion. His research interests include the analysis of Chicana/o religious murals, ancient and modern apocalyptic sects, and Latin-American burial practices. His publications include: From Patmos to the Barrio: Subverting Imperial Myths (Fortress Press, 2008); “Casting Stones at the Empire: De-Constructing Biblical Discourse through a Latino/a Lens,” in Semeia Studies" (2012); and "Minjung Theology and Post Colonialism,” in Reading Minjung Theology in the Twenty-First Century: Selected Writings by Ahn Byung-Mu and Modern Critical Responses (2013).
Office: University Hall 3726
Phone: (310) 338-5983
Elizabeth Faulkner, Administrative Assistant
Office: University Hall 4420
Phone: (310) 338-5728