Languages, Literatures and Cultures
B.A., M.A., Boston University
Ph.D., Temple University
Spanish, Modern and Colonial Latin American History, Latino History, Women's History.
Research: Just completed a book, Hidden from History: The latino community of Allentown, PA. published by Lehigh County Historical Society. Published most recently two articles on Pentecostalism among Latinos: "Brincando el Charco/Jumping the Puddle: Pentecostalism's Journey from Puerto Rico to New York to Allentown, Pa." in Hannah Stewart-Gambino and Edward Cleary (eds) Power, Politics and Pentecostals in Latin America (Westview Press) and "Perception Matters: Latina Pentecostals" in Maria Pilar Aquino and Jeanette Rodriguez (eds) Religion, Feminism and Justice: Foundations of Latina Feminist Theology (U. Of Texas Press). Dr. Adams was in Guatemala last summer doing research on the role of women in Pentecostal churches there.