Carmen Nanko-Fernández
Carmen Nanko-Fernández

Carmen M. Nanko-Fernández, a Latin@́ theologian, is Professor of Hispanic Theology and Ministry, and director of the Hispanic Theology and Ministry Program at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. Her publications include Theologizing en Espanglish: Context, Community and Ministry (2010), and numerous chapters and articles on Latin@́theologies, Catholic social teaching, im/migration, sport and theology–with particular attention to béisbol/baseball.  She is currently completing ¿El Santo? Baseball and the Canonization of Roberto Clemente, which is under contract with the Sport and Religion series of Mercer University Press. A past president of the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians of the United States (ACHTUS), she received their Virgilio Elizondo Award for “distinguished achievement in theology” in 2012.

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