Robert Chao Romero

Robert Chao Romero, J.D.,Ph.D. Associate Professor, UCLA Chavez Department of Chicana/o and Central American Studies; Asian American Studies.

Robert Chao Romero

Associate Professor & Author

Robert Chao Romero is an associate professor in the UCLA departments of Chicana/o Studies and Central America Studies, and Asian American Studies. He received his Ph.D. from UCLA in Latin American History and his Juris Doctor from U.C. Berkeley, and is also an attorney. Romero is the author of several books, including, “The Chinese in Mexico, 1882-1940” and “Brown Church: Five Centuries of Latina/o Social Justice, Theology, and Identity” “The Chinese in Mexico” received the Latina/o Studies book award from the Latin American Studies Association and “Brown Church” received the InterVarsity Press Readers’ Choice Award for best academic title. Romero is also an ordained minister and faith rooted community organizer.

Speaking topics include:

Brown Church; history of Latina/o Christian social justice and theology; critical race theory and Christianity; immigration law and theology; race, culture, and the Bible; Jesus and the university

Books

Brown Church: Five Centuries of Latina/o Social Justice, Theology, and Identity

The Chinese in Mexico, 1882-1940 (now in paperback)

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