Rev. Dr. Christopher Carter is an Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of San Diego. Rev. Dr. Carter’s teaching and research focuses on Christian theological ethics, Black and Womanist theological ethics, environmental ethics, and critical race theory. He approaches religious studies as a liberation ethicist committed to exploring how the moral economy of U.S. religious thought and culture impact the everyday lives of marginalized populations, particularly African American and Latino/a communities. He is currently co-creating a project entitled Embodied Racial Awareness for Social Transformation that combines critical race and racial formation theories with contemplative practices in order to facilitate conversations about race that are grounded in non-judgmental compassion. Lastly, Rev. Dr. Carter also serves as a pastor within the United Methodist Church and has served churches in Battle Creek, Michigan, Torrance, and Compton California.