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School of Theology and Ministry

Steffano Montano

school of theology and ministry

Steffano Montano is a first generation Cuban-American who lives his identity as one of the many gente puente.  His scholarship is focused on critiquing the religious education of Hispanics in the U.S. from a postcolonial perspective and surfacing global voices within theological curricula.   He is also involved in activism in the fields of environmental justice, immigration, and the abolition of the death penalty.  He previously served as a lecturer in theology and service-learning coordinator for the Department of Theology and Philosophy at Barry University in Miami, FL.  He and his spouse are loving parents to their curious and precocious daughter.


Curriculum Vitae


M.A. Barry University, 2011
B.A. Political Science, Florida International University, 2007

Area of Interest

Religoius education
Hispanic/Latinx theology
Postcolonial theory
Critical race theory


in progress

Director: Hosffman Ospino

Why the PhD in Theology and Education

The ability to impact the ways in which Christians are formed and educated is key for ecclesial reform and social change.  To that end, this interdisciplinary program grants access to the best insights from the fields of practical theology, religious education, and curriculum and instruction.