Daniel Groody

Director of the Immigration Project

Daniel Groody

Rev. Daniel G. Groody, Director of the Institute's Center for Latino Spirituality and Culture and Associate Professor of Theology, has spent many years working in Latin America, particularly along the US-Mexican Border, and is the author of various books and articles which have been translated into five languages. These include Border of Death, Valley of Life: An Immigrant Journey of Heart and Spirit (2002) and Globalization, Spirituality, and Justice (2007). He is also editor of The Option for the Poor in Christian Theology (2007), and co-editor of A Promised Land, A Perilous Journey: Theological Perspectives on Migration (2008). Groody holds a BA from the University of Notre Dame, a Master of Divinity and a Licentiate in Sacred Theology from the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, and a PhD from the Graduate Theological Union. He is also the executive producer of various films and documentaries, including Strangers No Longer and the award-winning Dying to Live: A Migrant's Journey. He teaches courses in US Latino spirituality, globalization, Christian spirituality, and social justice and lectures widely in the United States as well as Latin America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, visit: http://nd.edu/~dgroody