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Dan GroodyRev. Daniel G. Groody, CSC

Associate Professor of Theology
Director of the Center for Latino Spirituality and Culture, Institute for Latino Studies
(PhD, Theological Union, 2000)
229 Malloy Hall

Geographic focus: Latin America, particularly Mexico; Europe, particularly EU borders

Thematic interests: Migration and the US-Mexican Border

Selected publications:

  • Coeditor, The Preferential Option for the Poor beyond Theology (with Rev. Gustavo Gutiérrez, OP) (University of Notre Dame Press, 2013). Awarded the second-place prize in the social teaching category by the Catholic Press Association (2014)

  • “‘We are Dying Here:’ An Eyewitness Account of the Syrian Refugee Crisis,” America (26 November 2012)

  • Editor, Gustavo Gutiérrez: Spiritual Writings (Orbis Books, 2011)

  • Gustavo Gutiérrez: Spiritual Writings (Orbis Books, 2011)
    First Place Book Award, Spirituality (softcover), 2012 Catholic Press Association Awards

  • The Option for the Poor in Christian Theology (University of Notre Dame Press, 2008)

  • A Promised Land, A Perilous Journey: Theological Perspectives on Migration (coedited, University of Notre Dame Press, 2007)

  • Globalization, Spirituality and Justice: Navigating the Path to Peace (Orbis Books, 2007)

  • Border of Death, Valley of Life: An Immigrant Journey of Heart and Spirit (Rowman and Littlefield Press, 2002)

Selected Films:

  • One Border, One Body: Immigration and the Eucharist, Executive Producer (Groody River Films, 2008)

  • Strangers No Longer, Executive Producer and Project Director (Groody River Films, 2006)

  • Dying to Live: A Migrant’s Journey, Executive Producer and Project Director (Groody River Films, 2005)

Selected videos:

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