H02-1467. De la Torre, Miguel. Papers, 1993-2004. 0.50 linear ft.
De la Torre's educational degrees were awarded from Florida International University (B.S. 1983, Political Science), American University (M.P.A. 1985, Public Affairs), Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div. 1995), and Temple University (M.A. 1996, Religion; Ph.D. 1999, Religion).
De la Torre’s permanent teaching assignments include serving as adjunct instructor at Boyce Bible College (1993-1994), instructor at Temple University (1995-1999), assistant professor at Hope College (1999-2005). Visiting professorships have included serving as Visiting Professor at Rutgers University (Fall 1997), Visiting Professor at Immaculata College (Spring 1999), Visiting Professor at West Chester University (Summer 1999), and Visiting Professor at Fuller Theological Seminary (Summer 2002). His professional experiences include serving as an ordained pastor of Goshen Baptist Church in Glen Dean, Kentucky (1993-1994); research assistant for a project titled Negotiating Political and Economic Crises: Peruvian and Salvadoran Christians in Latin America and the United States, conducted by the University of Florida Departments of Religion and Political Science, and funded by the Pew Charitable Trust (1996-1998); founder and organizer of Ética Latina: A Hispanic Ethical Perspective, an interest group for the Society of Christian Ethics (1998-2001); consultant for a project titled The Community serving Role of the Hispanic Protestant Church, conducted by Claremont School of Theology for its Urban Leadership Institute, and funded by the Pew Charitable Trust (1998-1999); member of the Society of Christian Ethics’ Committee for the 21st Century, charged with thinking about future self-understandings and directions which the Society might adopt, sustain, or create as it enters a new century (1999-2001); elected vice-president of La Comunidad, an academic organization which meets during the American Academy of Religion for the purpose of advancing the needs and concern of Latina/o scholars within academia (2000-2001); elected vice-president of LAUP (Latin Americans United for Progress), a civil action group which advocates for the social and political needs and concern of Latina/o residents in Holland, Michigan (2000-2002); editorial board member of the Journal of Religious Ethics (2000-2003); and elected treasurer of Tulipanes, the Holland Latino Film Festival, a non-profit corporation which celebrates the cultural and artistic heritage of Latino/as and their contribution to the greater Holland area (2001-2006). His professional affiliations include membership in the American Academy of Religion, Asociación para la Educación Teológica Hispana, Society of Biblical Literature, and Society of Christian Ethics. Collection includes biographical information, his editorial column and responses from readers, published articles, chapters appearing in published books, and papers given at conferences or meetings. Material is arranged alphabetically.
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