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
Dr. Awilda González 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 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). Her most recent publication is the book "Lo que Dios no sabia," 2013. She resides in Texas.