Hispanic Theological Initiative.

Creating and Nurturing a Community of Latina and Latino Scholars.
Through the Combined Efforts of the Consortium Member Schools.
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    Financial Aid-Fellowships

    A series of fellowships are available to students in the Doctor of Philosophy program at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. Doctoral Fellowships are awarded on the basis of prior academic performance and future academic promise, according to the funds available at the time. Hartmann Fellowships are available to graduates of a Garrett-Evangelical master's degree who enroll in the PhD program in the year immediately subsequent to receiving the degree. This fellowship may be renewed or converted to a Doctoral Fellowship.

    Hispanic/Latino Faculty

    Osvaldo Vena
    Professor of New Testament
    Expertise in the Gospels, the late writings of the New Testament (1 and 2 Peter, Pastoral Epistles) and apocalyptic literature
    Nancy Bedford
    Georgia Harkness Professor of Applied Theology
    Expertise in Systematic Theology, Latino/a and Feminist Theologies

    Hispanic Centers and Programs

    The Hispanic/Latino(a) Latin-American Center was established in 1988. This center seeks to bring Hispanic culture and experience into the life of the seminary and provide continuing education to the church. For more information contact Nancy Bedford, 847.866.3931 or Osvaldo Vena, 847.866.3867, advisors.

    Library Resources-Special Collections

    Online Databases provide access to a number of resources on the Latino/a experience and the Latin-American Church, including the Index of Latin American Scholarly Articles, Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI), the Oxford Encyclopedia of Latino and Latinas in the US and the Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican cultures.

    HTI Fellows/HTIC Scholars

    Noé Danilo Godoy G.
    2011-2012 First-Year Doctoral Scholar
    2012-2013 Second-Year Doctoral Scholar
    2015-2016 Comprehensive Exams Scholar
    Jesús Rodríguez
     Professor of Pastoral Theology
    Universidad Interamericana, Recinto Metropolitano, Puerto Rico
    1999-2000 Doctoral, 2000-2001 Doctoral Renewal, 2001-2002 Comprehensive Exams Year and 2002-2003 Dissertation Year Fellow
    Manuel Villalobos
    Independent Scholar
    2009-2010 Dissertation Year Fellow

    Contact Information

    The HTIC person to contact for information on Ph.D. studies at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is:

    Name:                  Rev. Becky Eberhart
    Title:                     Assistant VP for Enrollment Management
    Telephone:            847-866-3938
    Email:                   [email protected]