James B. Nickoloff is Associate Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, where he taught Catholic systematic theology from 1989 to 2009. He is currently Adjunct Professor of Theology at Barry University and at the University of Miami in Miami, Florida. He has lived and worked for extended periods outside the United States, including three years in Andong, Korea as a Peace Corps Volunteer; two years in Kingston, Jamaica as a Jesuit; and two years in Lima, Peru, where he wrote his doctoral dissertation. In recent years he has taught at Boston College, Weston Jesuit School of Theology, Santa Clara University, and the Jesuit Theological College in Melbourne, Australia. He is the editor of Gustavo Gutiérrez: Essential Writings (1996), the editor of In, Out, and About on the Hill: Lesbian and Gay Alums Reflect on Life at Holy Cross (2010), and the co-editor with Orlando Espín of An Introductory Dictionary of Theology and Religious Studies (2007). He has also published analytical essays on ecclesiology, the theological vision of Gutiérrez, and the various theologies of liberation.