Jacquelina (Jackie) MarquezDean of Religious and Spiritual Life
Rev. Jacquelina (Jackie) Marquez serves as Dean of Religious and Spiritual Life at Wellesley College. She is an active member and an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Jackie has a spiritually rich, ecumenical background with roots in Catholicism, Pentecostal traditions and a Presbyterian (P.C.U.S.A.) seminary education. She received her Master of Divinity from McCormick Theological Seminary and a Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola University’s Institute of Pastoral Studies.
Jackie is deeply rooted in her Mexican-American heritage and connection to Chicago, her hometown. She has served as adjunct faculty in theological institutions, helping to educate and inspire the next generation of leaders. She contributes nationally to the field of chaplaincy in higher education as an executive board member of the Association for College and University Religious Affairs (ACURA) and the National Association of College and University Chaplains (NACUC).
Jackie is passionate about helping people live deeply in relationship with and knowledge of God’s grace and love. She believes and works towards unity among Christians and is dedicated to interfaith dialogue and collaboration.