Highlights from Faculty Associate Dr. Jonathan Calvillo

The Center for Global Christianity and Mission celebrates the diverse and valuable contributions of our Faculty Associates.

Here are some of Dr. Calvillo’s accomplishments from the last year:


Calvillo, Jonathan E.  2021. “Religión Comunitaria y Opiniones Divergentes del Barrio:  Residentes y Feligreses en Santa Ana, California,” [“Community Religion and Diverging Opinions about the Barrio: Residents and Parishioners in Santa Ana, California”] in Formas de Creer en la Ciudad, edited by Hugo José Suárez, Karina Barcenas Barajas, & Cecilia Delgado Molina.  México DF: IIS-UNAM.

Calvillo, Jonathan E. 2021. “Sustaining Borderland Traditions in a Latinx Pentecostal Church,” in City of Dreams:  Los Angeles as a Cradle for Religious Activism, Innovation, and Diversity, edited by Richard Flory and Diane Winston.  New York:  Routledge Press.


“Book Panel Session: Ethnography, Performance, and Religious and Cultural Identity in the Twenty-First Century.”  San Antonio, TX, American Academy of Religion annual conference (November 2021)

“Negotiating Religious Identity Within Late Modern Contexts.”  San Antonio, TX, American Academy of Religion annual conference (November 2021)

“The Saints of Santa Ana, Author Meets Critics Session.”  Portland, OR, Society for the Scientific Study of Religion annual conference (October 2021)

“Latino Immigrant Assimilation and Religious Affiliation:  Interrogating Normativity in the Field.”  Oslo, Norway (virtual), Keynote address for Spring conference of The Research School Religion-Values-Society (April 2021)

“The Radiotron Transmission: Latinx Creatives in the Early Los Angeles Hip Hop Scene.”  Albuquerque, NM, SouthWest Popular American Culture Association Conference (February 2021)

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