Dr. Pravina Rodrigues

Adjunct Faculty


Dr. Pravina Rodrigues is Adjunct Faculty at the Starr King School for the Ministry, Oakland, California, and postdoctoral fellow at the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University, Berkeley, California (2021, 2022). She is Assistant Editor for the Journal of Dharma Studies (Springer) and Associate Editor of a thirty four-chapter volume at the intersection of ecology and religion titled Religion & Sustainability: Interreligious Resources, Interdisciplinary Responses. The volume was published under the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal Series by Springer in 2022. She is Newhall Teaching Fellow (2017, 2018, 2020) and Interreligious Collaborative Research Fellow (2019). Her forthcoming publication, A Śākta Method for Comparative Theology (Lexington Press), offers a Hindu Goddess perspective on comparative theology, theology of religions, and interreligious dialogue. Dr. Rodrigues holds a PhD in Theology and Ethics from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. She specializes in Hindu-Christian comparative theologies. She has received her Masters in Comparative Theology from the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University, a BA in Sociology from SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai, and a Bachelors of Theology from St. Pius X College Diocesan Seminary, Mumbai.