Rady Roldán-Figueroa

Associate Professor of the History of Christianity; Director, Center for Latin American Studies

Roldán-Figueroa is Associate Professor of the History of Christianity at the School of Theology. He specializes in early-modern global Christianity, global Catholicism, Baptists, and the history of Christian spirituality. His publishing record includes The Ascetic Spirituality of Juan de Avila (1499-1569) (Brill, 2010), The Martyrs of Japan: Publication History and Catholic Missions in the Spanish World (Spain, New Spain, and the Philippines, 1597–1700) (Brill, 2021) as well as over thirty articles and book chapters. Among other collective works, he is co-editor with David Orique of Bartolomé de las Casas, O.P.: History, Philosophy, and Theology in the Age of European Expansion (Brill, 2018) and The Transatlantic Las Casas (forthcoming Brill, 2022).  He has been the recipient of several awards, including the Greenleaf Visiting Scholar award from the Latin American and Iberian Institute of the University of New Mexico. He is the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the School of Theology