Jacqueline M. Hidalgo

Jacqueline M. Hidalgo
Associate Professor of Latina/o Studies and Religion
Hollander Hall Rm 211

Office Hours Spring 2017: 

TuWed 1:30-2:30pm


B.A. Columbia University
M.A. Union Theological Seminary
Ph.D. Claremont Graduate University, Religion

Areas of Expertise

U.S. Latina/o Religions
Religion and Culture
Scriptures and Communities
Utopias and Utopianism
Gender, Sexuality, and Religion


Note: courses in gray are not offered this academic year.

REL 224 / AMST 224 / LATS 224

U.S. Latina @ Religions

REL 229 / AMST 229(S)

Reel Jesus: Reading the Christian Bible and Film in the U.S.A.

REL 309 / AFR 309 / LATS 309

Scriptures and Race

AMST 329 / REL 223 / AFR 328 / LATS 328

Revolt and Revelation in 20th-Century Americas

REL 401(F)

Issues in the Study of Religion

LATS 427 / REL 314 / AMST 327 / AFR 427

Racial and Religious Mixture

Scholarship/Creative Work


Revelation in Aztlán: Scriptures, Utopias, and the Chicano Movement (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016).

Articles and Book Chapters:

“Competing Land Claims and Conflicting Scriptures: Chemehuevi and Chicano Sacred Sites in Blythe, CA.” In Refractions of the Scriptural: Critical Orientations as Transgression, ed. Vincent L. Wimbush, 107-120 (Routledge, 2016).

“Reading from No Place: Towards a Hybrid and Ambivalent Study of Scriptures.” In Latino/a Biblical Hermeneutics: Problematic, Objectives, Strategies, ed. Fernando F. Segovia and Francisco Lozada, 165-186. Semeia Studies (Society of Biblical Literature Press, 2014).

“Struggling with Mindsets of Domination.” In Feminist Biblical Studies in the 20th Century, ed. Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza, 199-215. Vol. 20 of The Bible and Women: An Encyclopedia of Exegesis and Cultural History (Society of Biblical Literature Press, 2014).

“The Politics of Reading: U.S. Latinas, Biblical Studies, and ‘Retrofitted Memory’ in Demetria Martínez’s Mother Tongue.” in The Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion 29, no. 2 (2013): 120-131.

“Latinos/as and Catholic-Jewish Relations in the Americas,” in Toward the Future: Essays on Catholic-Jewish Relations in Memory of Rabbi Leon Klenicki, ed. Celia Deutsch, Eugene Fisher, and James Rudin, 198–211. Paulist Press (2013).

“Scripting Latinidad: (Re)Defining Textual Selves and Worlds in the Age of MySpace,” Journal of Hispanic/Latino Theology (February 2009).

Current Committees

  • Committee on Educational Affairs
  • Faculty Review Panel
  • Latina/o Studies Program