AreaNew Testament and Early Christianity
B.A., Pontifical College Josephinum (1970)
M.A., Ph.D., Notre Dame (1976, 1978)
Oberlin Graduate Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity
On leave Spring 2015
Fernando F. Segovia joined the Divinity School faculty in 1984. Professor Segovia's teaching and research encompass Early Christian Origins, Theological Studies, and Cultural Studies. As a biblical critic, his interests include: Johannine Studies; method and theory; ideological criticism; the history of the discipline and its construction of early Christian antiquity. As a theologian, his interests include: non-Western Christian theologies, especially from Latin American and the Caribbean; and minority Christian theologies in the West, especially from U.S. Hispanic Americans. As a cultural critic, his interests include: postcolonial studies; minority studies; Diaspora studies. Professor Segovia has served on the editorial boards of a variety of academic journals, has worked as consultant for foundations and publishing houses, and has lectured widely both nationally and internationally. He is also a past president of the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians in the United States.