Humanist Chaplain, Tufts University
Anthony Cruz Pantojas, (they/he/elle/él) is a bilingual doctoral candidate in Cultural Studies. They serve as the Humanist Chaplain at Tufts University and are also the inaugural graduate student of the Anti-Racist Curatorial Practice Program. Anthony has been recognized with numerous awards, including an Interfaith Innovation Fellowship sponsored by Interfaith America and spearheads an initiative for global majority first-generation emerging cultural, spiritual, and ethical leaders. Cruz Pantojas earned master’s degrees in Theological Studies, and Leadership Studies from Andover Newton Theological School and Meadville Lombard Theological School, respectively. Additionally, they hold a Certificate in Humanist Studies from the American Humanist Association Center for Education where they are the first graduate of the program. They serve as an Advisory Committee Member for Spiritual Care by and for the Unaffiliated with the Chaplaincy Innovation Lab, sponsored by Fetzer Institute. Additionally, they serve as Board Member of the Association of Chaplaincy and Spiritual Life in Higher Education, the Secular Coalition for America, Mystic Soul Project, among other non-profit organizations.
Anthony is interested in speaking opportunities about decolonial practices to spirituality, freethought traditions, inter-religious dialogue, human flourishing, and collective liberation.
Compensation is negotiable. For in-person events, travel, accommodations, and meals must be covered along with an honorarium. Virtual events require an honorarium only.