Thematic Interests

Systematic theology; Latino/a theology; Medieval Christian thought (especially Bonaventure, Nicholas of Cusa); theological aesthetics

Current Research

Teología del Pueblo and the Idea of God in Latino/a Experience and Theology


Journal Articles

 “The Painted Word,” The Journal of Hispanic/Latino Theology 6 (November 1998)

Book Chapters

Casarella, Peter J. “Dar Razón de Nuestra Esperanza: Teología Pública y el Desafío Actual del Diálogo Interamericano,” in Dar Razón de Nuestra Esperanza. El anuncio del Evangelio en una sociedad plural, ed. Cecilia Inés Avenatti de Palumbo and Jorge Scampini, OP (Buenos Aires: Agape Libros, 2012)
Casarella, Peter J. "Thinking Out Loud about the Triune God: Problems and Prospects for a Trinitarian Social Ethic in a Procedural Republic," A World for All? Global Civil Society in Political Theory and Trinitarian Theology (2011)
“NATO In Kosovo: A Reply to Jurgen Habermas,” in Danny Postel, ed., Debating Kosovo: Contending Perspectives on the Left (2005)

Upcoming Events


February 21
Lynching and the Politics of State Formation in POst-Revolutionary Puebla (1930-1950)
Working Groups, Peace, Conflict, Crime & Violence Workshop
Gema Santamaría


February 22
The Art of Political Murder: Who Killed Bishop Gerardi?
Francisco Goldman


February 23 to February 24
2018 Human Development Conference
Conferences/Workshops, Undergraduate Programs
Abigail Midlige, Tommy Emmet
February 23
The Curious Case of Political Liberalization: A Step to Democratization or an Authoritarian Survival Strategy?
Working Groups, Comparative Politics Workshop
M. Tahir Kilavuz