Rev. Dr. Sofía Betancourt serves as Associate Professor of Unitarian Universalist Theologies and Ethics at Starr King School for the Ministry. She holds a Ph.D. in religious ethics and African American Studies from Yale University. Her academic work focuses on environmental ethics of liberation in a womanist and Latina feminist frame. She served for four years as the Director of Racial and Ethnic Concerns of the Unitarian Universalist Association, and briefly as its Interim Co-President. Betancourt’s ministry centers on work that is empowering and counter-oppressive. Betancourt holds a B.S. from Cornell University with a concentration in ethnobotany, an M.A. and M.Phil. from Yale University in religious ethics and African American studies, and an M.Div. from Starr King School for the Ministry.