Miguel De La Torre, Ph.D. presently serves as Professor of Social Ethics and Latino/a Studies at Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado. He has authored numerous articles and over 25 books, including the award-winning "Reading the Bible from the Margins" (Orbis, 2002); "Santería: The Beliefs and Rituals of a Growing Religion in America" (Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2004); and "Doing Christian Ethics from the Margins" (Orbis, 2004). He is a director to the American Academy of Religion and past director of the Society of Christian Ethics. He was elected the 2011 Vice-President of the Society of Christian Ethics and is in line to serve as the society’s president in 2012. Additionally, he is the editor of the Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Religion (www.raceandreligion.com).