About

Jacqueline Hidalgo

Jacqueline M. Hidalgo is Professor of Latina/o/x Studies and of Religion as well as Associate Dean for Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Williams College. A past president of the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians of the United States (ACHTUS) as well as the New England/Eastern Canada Region of the Society of Biblical Literature, she is the author of Latina/o/x Studies and Biblical Studies in Brill Research Perspectives in Biblical Interprtation 3.4 (2020), as well as Revelation in Aztlán: Scriptures, Utopias, and the Chicano Movement (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016). With Efraín Agosto, she also co-edited the collection of essays Latinxs, the Bible, and Migration (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018). She is a student of scriptures as human social phenomena with particular interests in how certain Latina/o/x communities make, contest, and refashion their own scriptures, why they do so, and with what consequences, especially in terms of social power dynamics such as relations with other ethnic communities as well as internal tensions around race, gender, sexuality, and belonging.