Gastón Espinosa, Ph.D.

Prof. Espinosa specializes in American Religious History, American Religion and Politics, Religion and the American Presidency, Latino Religions, Politics, and Activism, Religion and Film, Pentecostal, Charismatic, & Liberation Movements, and Religion and the Civil Rights Movement.


Areas of Expertise

Religion in the United States, American Religious History, American Religion & Politics, Religion and the American Presidency, Latino Religions, Politics & Activism, Religion & Film, Pentecostal, Charismatic, & Liberation Movements, Evangelicals and the American Presidency, Latino Religions and Politics, Religion and Immigration, Latino Religions and Civic/Political Activism


Selected Research and Publications

  • Latino Pentecostals in America: Faith and Politics in Action (Harvard University Press, June 2014).
  • William J. Seymour and the Origins of Global Pentecostalism (Duke University Press, May 2014).
  • Religion, Race, and Barack Obama's New Democratic Pluralism (Routledge, 2012).
  • Religion, Race, and the American Presidency (Rowman & Littlefield, 2011).
  • Religion and the American Presidency: George Washington to George W. Bush (Columbia University Press, 2009).

Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • National Humanities Fellowship (NEH) at the National Humanities Center Institute for Advanced Studies (NC), 2011-2012 Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship, Northwestern University Cesar Chavez Fellowship, Dartmouth College Charlotte Rachel Ne



Gastón Espinosa, Ph.D.

Arthur V. Stoughton Associate Professor of Religious Studies

Education: U.C. Santa Barbara-Ph.D; Dartmouth College Fellow; Harvard University - Masters; Princeton Seminary - Masters;
Department: Religious Studies
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Email: gaston.espinosa@cmc.edu
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