Contributor Profile

Nichole Flores

Nichole Flores is an assistant professor of religious studies at the University of Virginia. Her work in practical ethics addresses issues of migration, labor, bioethics, consumption, race and ethnicity, family and politics. Her research emphasizes the contributions of Catholic and U.S. Latino/a theologies to notions of justice, emotion and aesthetics as they relate to the common good within plural socio-political contexts. Flores was the 2015 recipient of the Catherine Mowry LaCugna Award for best academic essay in theology from the Catholic Theological Society of America for her essay “Beyond Consumptive Solidarity: An Aesthetic Response to Modern Day Slavery,” and was the 2015 recipient of the Circles of Change award for positive contributions to social change from Building Bridges in Denver.

Flores is a participant in SILT 16/17: Can I Get a Witness? She served as an Internship in Lived Theology mentor to Elizabeth Surrat in 2016.