Yara Gonzalez Justiniano

Yara Gonzalez-Justiniano

Boston University

Yara Gonzalez-Justiniano, originally from Puerto Rico, is a PhD student in Practical Theology at Boston University with concentration in Church and Society. Her research interests include Latinx theologies, cultural identity and memory studies, postcolonial theory, popular culture and popular religion. Yara is Under Care with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and is in the process of ordination. Yara, also works with different church communities in hopes of maintaining an open dialogue between academic endeavors and the church.

Yale Youth Ministry Institute