Jorge Aquino

Associate Professor

Department Chair • Full-Time Faculty

(415) 422-5971 Kalmanovitz Hall 135

Biography

Jorge Aquino is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of San Francisco. His specialties include Latin American theology and religious history, liberation theology, race theory and faith-based social movements. Additionally, Professor Aquino chairs the Chican@/Latin@ Studies minor. He is currently finishing a book on the Christian roots of racism in the history of the Americas. Dr. Aquino earned his PhD from The Graduate Theological Union and came to USF in 2005.

Appointments
Chicano/Latino Studies Minor Chair
Education
PhD, Graduate Theological Union
Expertise
Latin American theology and religious history
Liberation Theology
Race Theory and Faith-Based Social Movements