Cláudio Carvalhaes is associate professor of preaching and worship at McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago. He is the author of four books, including three books in Portuguese as well as Eucharist and Globalization: Redrawing the Borders of Eucharistic Hospitality (2013). He has authored chapters in 15 edited volumes along with 33 articles. A member of the American Academy of Religion and the North American Academy of Liturgy, Carvalhaes serves on the editorial or advisory board of academic journals, including Cross-Currents and Postcolonial Studies. An ordained teaching elder within the Presbyterian Church (USA), he has lectured in the United States, Brazil, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Canada, Germany, and Mozambique. Carvalhaes, a native Brazilian, earned his MPhil degree in theology, philosophy, and history at the Methodist University of Sao Paulo, an MDiv degree from the Independent Presbyterian Theological Seminary (Sao Paulo, Brazil), and his PhD in liturgy and systematic theology at Union Theological Seminary in New York City.