Anthony Suárez-Abraham

Office & Location:
Fine Arts 304
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Job Title

Instructor - Theology


Anthony Suárez-Abraham is a Cuban-American from Miami, Florida. He has held various leadership positions in the Archdiocese of Miami and the Archdiocese of Chicago. Most recently, he was the director of the Office for Peace and Justice of the Archdiocese of Chicago. He is the past-recipient of a Fellowship from the Hispanic Theological Initiative along with numerous international and national awards including the Regions Bank Young Hispanic Leadership Award for Distinguished Professional Accomplishments and Community Service, Metro-Dade County Health Department Commendation for his advocacy and community service work with the HIV and AIDS community, Jubilee Pontifical Medal from the Archdiocese of Miami, and Medal of Commendation from the Vatican Museums in Rome. Most recently, he received the Kinship Award from the Missionaries of the Precious Blood for his efforts on behalf of social justice and for being a faithful advocate of clemency toward juvenile offenders. Anthony serves as a consultant to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and is a member of the editorial board of the leading Journal of Hispanic Latino Theology. He is the president of the Board of Directors of L’Arche Chicago and a member of the Advisory Board of the Sienna Center at Dominican University. He is a member of the Board of Advisors of Catholic Charities and also serves on the Latino Advisory Council of Catholic Charities. Anthony is vice-chair of the board of Precious Blood Ministries of Reconciliation and is the president of the board of ISKALI.


BA, Barry University (Summa Cum Laude)
MTS, University of Notre Dame (Honors with Distinction)
Ph.D. Candidate, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (Summa Cum Laude)



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