Dr. Ramón A. Gutiérrez

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Gutiérrez is a Professor of American History at the University of Chicago

A Curriculum Vitae for Dr. Ramón A. Gutiérrez, dated 2006, is linked here.

Note this is not the CV submitted to LMU with his application, however it does provide a view into Dr. Gutiérrez’ scholarship, affiliations, academic interests, and experience with advancing Catholic identity in a university setting.

Statement on Court Redefinition of Marriage  

Dr. Gutiérrez is one of 5 members of the Organization of American Historians’ Committee of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Historians and Histories. On July 1, 2013, this committee issued a statement applauding the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn Proposition 8, the initiative passed by California voters in 2008 defining marriage as between one man and one woman.  

Read the statement here. 

Work for Planned Parenthood 

On his CV, Dr. Gutiérrez lists the following under work he has done as a consultant:
“Planned Parenthood Federation of America, New York, New York (Hispanic attitudes toward sexuality)”

RenewLMU’s Questions About Advancing Catholic Identity 

Each of the candidates has been requested by RenewLMU to answer a few questions about their understanding and acceptance of foundational Church teaching and intentions to meet the goals of Ex corde Ecclesiae. This candidate’s answers appear here:

 [none received to date]

We believe LMU should hire a dean for the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts who brings a Catholic perspective and is supportive of the Catholic Church’s moral teaching. 

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