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    Ruiz, Jean-Pierre

    Jean-Pierre M. Ruiz

    St. John’s College of Liberal Arts

    Chair, Associate Professor
    Queens, NY

    Curriculum Vitae:


    S.T.B., S.T.L., S.T.D., Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, Italy
    B.A., Cathedral College of the Immaculate Conception

    Biography Statement

    Jean-Pierre Ruiz is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Hispanic/Latino Theology and Associate Editor of the Catholic Biblical Quarterly. Past-President of the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians of the United States (ACHTUS), he currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians of the United States (ACHTUS), as a member of the Committee on Underrepresented Racial and Ethnic Minorities in the Profession of the Society of Biblical Literature and as a member of the Computer Committee of the Catholic Biblical Association of America. Active in ecumenical and interreligious dialogue, Father Ruiz is a member of the Roman Catholic--Southern Baptist Conversation, jointly sponsored by the National Conference of Catholic Bishops/United States Catholic Conference and the Southern Baptist Convention. He also works with the New Media Translations project of the American Bible Society to develop pioneering multimedia translations of the Bible. Ruiz has hosted and co-hosted a number of radio and television programs, and was a participant in the nationally broadcast Bill Moyers series, Genesis: A Living Conversation.