HTI Early Career Orientation Program

HTI began the Early Career Orientation program with a generous grant provided by the Lilly Endowment Inc.

Faculty-Led Team

Elizabeth Conde-Frazier

Elizabeth Conde-Frazier

Coordinator of Relations with Theological Entities, Association for Hispanic Theological Education (AETH)

Before being Coordinator of Relations with Theological Entities,  Elizabeth served as dean and vice president of education at Esperanza College of Eastern University in Philadelphia, PA. She has over ten years of experience as an ordained pastor and formerly served as a bilingual teacher in the New York City school system. The Rev. Dr. Conde-Frazier holds a Ph.D. from Boston College and a Master of Divinity degree from Palmer Seminary.

Dr. Margarita Benitez

Dr. Margarita Benitez

Executive Director of Fundación Puertorriqueña de las Humanidades

Dr. Benitez holds an undergraduate degree in philosophy and graduates with degrees in Hispanic Studies from Vassar College (BA), Middlebury College (MA), and Columbia University (Ph.D.). At the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), Dr. Benítez was a professor of literature and humanities and chancellor of UPR’s Cayey Campus, and acting chancellor of UPR’s Humacao campus. In 2018, she returned to Puerto Rico after being appointed executive director of the Puerto Rico Endowment for the Humanities, the first woman to lead the nonprofit organization.

Faculty

Dr. Xochitl Alvizo

Dr. Xochitl Alvizo

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies in the area of Women and Religion and the Philosophy of Sex, Gender, and Sexuality, California State University, Northridge.

(2021)

Rev. Dr. Victor Aloyo Jr.

Rev. Dr. Victor Aloyo Jr.

Associate Dean for Institutional Diversity and Community Engagement, Princeton Theological Seminary

(2021)

Edwin Aponte

Edwin Aponte

Executive Director, Louisville Institute

(2019)

Dr. Chris Cavanaugh

Dr. Chris Cavanaugh

President, Pathseekers II, Inc.

(2019)

Dr. Jacqueline Hidalgo

Dr. Jacqueline Hidalgo

Associate Dean for Institutional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Professor of Latina/o Studies and Religion, Williams College

(2021)

Mary Labrada

Mary Labrada

Senior Instructional Designer at Rutgers University’s Teaching and Learning with Technology Unit

(2020)

Dr. Hosffman Ospino

Dr. Hosffman Ospino

Associate Professor of Hispanic Ministry and Religious Education, Chair, Department of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry, Boston College

(2018, 2021)

Evangelina Morales

Evangelina Morales

Instructional Designer and Spanish teacher/ Diversity coordinator for Prestonwood Christian Academy

(2021)

Dr. Luis Pedraja

Dr. Luis Pedraja

President of Quinsigamond Community College

(2019, 2021)

Christopher D. Tirres

Christopher D. Tirres

Associate Professor of Religious Studies, DePaul University

(2021)

Michael Thomson

Michael Thomson

Acquisitions and Development Editor at Wipf and Stock

(2021)