Leading Sociologist to Deliver 2013 Shippey Lecture at Drew
Dr. Milagros Pena, a leading scholar on Latin American social movements, will present “Latino/Hispanic Ministry in a U.S. 21st Century: Lessons for Community Leadership.”
MADISON, N.J.—Drew University 2013 Frederick A. Shippey Lecture on May 1 will feature Dr. Milagros Pena, a leading scholar on Latin American social movements, who will present “Latino/Hispanic Ministry in a U.S. 21st Century: Lessons for Community Leadership.” The event, which is free and open the public, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Seminary Hall’s Craig Chapel.
Pena currently serves as associate dean and professor of sociology and women’s studies at the University of Florida. She holds a doctorate in sociology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and a master of divinity degree from Union Theological Seminary. Her publications include “Theologies and Liberation in Peru: The Role of Ideas in Social Movements” (Temple University Press, 1995) and “Latina Activists Across Borders: Grassroots Women’s Organizing in Mexico and Texas” (Duke University Press, 2007), which was funded by a Fulbright-Hays/Garcia-Robles Research Award and named the winner of the 2008 Distinguished Book Award by the Latino/a section of the American Sociological Association.
The Frederick A. Shippey Lecture was established in honor of distinguished Drew Theological School Professor Frederick A. Shippey to further scholarship in the sociology of religion.
For more information about the Shippey Lecture or Dr. Pena’s appearance at Drew, please visit drew.edu/shippeylecture or contact Nancy VanderVeen, director of Theological Lifelong Learning, at 973.408.3084 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.