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    Francisco Lozada Jr.

    Francisco Lozada Jr.

    Brite Divinity School

    Charles Fischer Catholic Associate Professor of New Testament and Latina/o Church Studies
    Fort Worth, TX
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    Curriculum Vitae:


    Ph.D., The Graduate School, Vanderbilt University, 1997
    M.A., The Graduate School, Vanderbilt University, 1994
    M.T.S., The Divinity School, Vanderbilt University, 1990
    B.A., John Carroll University, 1988

    Biography Statement

    Francisco Lozada, Jr. Charles Fischer Catholic Associate Professor of New Testament and Latina/o Church Studies at Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University. He holds a doctorate in New Testament and Early Christianity from Vanderbilt University. He is former co-chair of the Johannine Literature Section (Annual Meeting and International Meeting,) and currently chair of the program committee of the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) and a member of SBL Council. He is a past president of the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians of the United States, a steering committee member of the Bible, Indigenous Group of the American Academy of Religion (AAR), and co-chair of the Latino/a and Latin American Biblical Interpretation Consultation (SBL). He also served as a New Testament doctoral mentor for the Hispanic Theological Initiative (HTI). Besides publishing several articles and chapters, Dr. Lozada has published, A Literary Reading of John 5: Text as Construction (2000), and New Currents Through John: A Global Perspective (co-editor with Tom Thatcher, 2006). He is presently working on two projects. The first is a co-edited work on the theme of Latino/a Biblical Interpretation to be published in Semeia: An Experimental Journal for Biblical Criticism and another contracted volume on the same theme for SBL Publications. He teaches in the area of New Testament Studies and Latinos/as Studies. Dr. Lozada is Roman Catholic and married to Wendi Lozada-Smith (Disciples of Christ) and they have two children