Cecilia González-Andrieu 

Cecilia González-Andrieu is professor of theology at Loyola Marymount University.

She completed her doctorate at the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, and was first to combine systematic theology with religion and the arts under the late Alex García-Rivera. González-Andrieu is a leading scholar of theological aesthetics, in addition to working on issues of immigration, educational and worker justice. Author of Bridge to Wonder: Art as a Gospel of Beauty, and co-editor of Teaching Global Theologies: Power and Praxis, she co-chairs the LMU Latino Theology and Ministry Initiative, is an active supporter of the Ignatian Solidarity Network, and is an advisor for the Discerning Deacons Project. An alumna of the Hispanic Theological Initiative, she is Vice President of the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians of the US, and is co-founder of LMU’s initiatives with undocumented students. Awards include GTU Alumna of the Year and the O’Hara Graff Award from the Catholic Theological Society of America.