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Dr. Jonathan Calvillo, instructor of sociology, is pleased to return to his alma mater, having received a bachelor’s degree and Master of Divinity from Biola and Talbot School of Theology, respectively. Calvillo is currently completing his final year of dissertation writing as a doctoral candidate in sociology at the University of California, Irvine. Calvillo’s work explores the dynamics of Latino churches, multi-ethnic ministry and urban contexts. Calvillo grew up in Fullerton, Calif. and has lived in Santa Ana, Calif. for over a decade. He and his wife, Nani, have two daughters. Calvillo and Nani have been involved in inner-city ministry for the span of their marriage and consider their efforts to seek the peace of their city as integral to their Christian faith.

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