Lizette Tapia-Raquel

Full-Time Faculty

Lizette teaches courses in Feminist Theologies, Christian Theology, Christian Ethics and Ecumenics. She is a member of the Association of Women in Theology (AWIT) and the Ecumenical Association of Thrid-World Theologians (EATWOT) and serves in the Program Committee of the Christian Conference of Asia for the quadrennium. She finished her undergraduate studies, B.S. Tourism, from the University of the Philippines, Diliman, earned her Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary, Summa cum Laude and finished her Master of Theology from the Southeast Asia Graduate School of Theology with distinction. Currently, she is taking doctoral studies at the Global Institute of Theology, Yonsei University, So. Korea. In 2018, she was the Anne Duncan Gray Scholar of the United Church of Canada and was hosted by Emmanuel College, University of Victoria, University of Toronto. She has numerous articles and published works and is the author of Crying-Out, Resisting, Asserting, Celebrating: Proclamation and Poetry. An ordained deacon of the United Methodist Church, she is an advocate of human rights and LGBTQ rights among others.