Ph.D., Biblical and Historical Studies, Boston University School of Theology, Boston MA, 2003
M.A. (1992) Christian Education; M. Div (1994) Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
B.A. Business Administration, University of Puerto Rico, Arecibo, P.R, 1991
Dr. Awilda González-Tejera was born in Puerto Rico. She received her Doctor of Theology degree from Boston University School of Theology, with a major in New Testament and Pauline Letters. Dr. González-Tejera has served as an Adjunct Associate Professor of N.T., at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Boston, Fuller Theological Seminary, California, and The General Theological Seminary, New York; and she has taught two courses through “Orlando Costas Hispanic Program” of Andover Newton Theological School, MA. González-Tejera has a special interest in the letters of Paul and the relation of his writings to historical and social aspects, practices, and understandings of the Greco-Roman world. She is the author of the volume Filipenses, Colosenses, 1 and 2 Tesalonicenses, Filemón for the bible commentary series “Conozca su Biblia” (Augsburg Fortress, 2009). González-Tejera is also the author of the book chapter “Biblical Equality in United States Latino Churches” for the book Biblical Equality (WIPF and Stock Publisher, 2009). She resides in Texas.