Jared Rodríguez, is a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of African American Studies at Northwestern University.

Their dissertation, Apocalyptic Blackness: A Critique of Political Theology in Four Chapters, offers an account of the Christianity of Anti-Blackness in the Early Modern Atlantic World in the service of a critique of the Christian soul of Racialized Modernity.

A child of Puerto Ricans, Jared has lived on three continents and in four countries. Jared, his amazing partner, Caryn, and their two luminous children currently make their home in Chicago.