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Celebration of Life for Dr. Hector Avalos

Author: Amy Juhnke | Image: Amy Juhnke

A celebration of the life of Dr. Hector Avalos will be held Sunday, August 15, 2021 in the Sun Room of the Memorial Union starting at 1 PM.

Dr. Hector Avalos joined the Religious Studies faculty at Iowa State University in 1993 and founded the US Latino/a Studies Program. In 1999, he co-founded the ISU Atheist and Agnostic Society, which primarily serves students who do not use religion as a way to live in this world. Dr. Avalos published 10 scholarly books and other published work included topics such as ancient health care, biblical studies, ethics, science and religion, and U.S Latina and Latino literature.