Dr. Jennifer Owens-Jofré Assistant Professor of Latinx Theology and Cultures and Director of the Latinx Studies Program

Dr. Jennifer Owens-Jofré
512.472.4133 ext. 330

Dr. Jennifer Owens-Jofré is a Latina Catholic theologian. Her academic writing has appeared in the International Journal of Practical Theology, and she co-edited From the Pews in the Back: Young Women and Catholicism, which Liturgical Press published in 2009. Other popular pieces can be found online at Patheos, God's Politics, and Busted Halo. With ministerial experience in Catholic contexts across the United States, she also offers professional development opportunities for those in ministry.

Having studied at Loyola Marymount University, Harvard Divinity School, and the Graduate Theological Union, Jennifer defended her dissertation, which explores the implications of devotion to la Virgen de Guadalupe at a Latinx Catholic parish for Mariology and for ministry, in August 2018. During academic years 2018–2020, she is participating in a postdoctoral fellowship through the Louisville Institute at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, where she served as visiting assistant professor of constructive theology.

Learn more at jenniferowensjofre.com.

BA, MA, Loyola Marymount University
MDiv, Harvard Divinity School
PhD, Graduate Theological Union