María Teresa (MT) Dávila is associate professor of Christian ethics at Andover Newton Theological School and teaches at the intersection of Christian ethics and public theology. Her publications and courses focus on immigration, racism and racial justice, class and inequality, Catholic social teaching and the ethics of the use of force. She is co-editor of Living With(out) Borders: Catholic Theological Ethics and the Movement of Peoples (Orbis Books, 2016). Her current project seeks to develop the preferential option for the poor for U.S. Christians as an antidote to the culture wars in public religious discourse. Dávila is the president of the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians of the United States (ACHTUS). With her husband and four children, MT is a member of St. Joseph's Parish in Malden, MA.