2021 ECO Speakers
Coordinator of Relations with Entities of Theological Education, Asociación para la Educación Teológica Hispana
Spanish teacher and Diversity coordinator for Prestonwood Christian Academy
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.
Evangelina Morales holds a Masters of Education from Concordia University. She has published articles on the topic of diversity and working with children. Evangelina works with instructional design and is currently a Spanish teacher and Diversity coordinator for Prestonwood Christian Academy.
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.
Liam De Los Reyes
Associate Professor of Moral Theology at Mount Angel Seminary
Fellipe do Vale
Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology at Trinity Evangelical School
Visiting Assistant Professor of Theology and Roman Catholic Studies, Lexington Theological Seminary
Lecturer in Church Music, Baylor University School of Music, Waco, Texas
Postdoctoral Associate at Duke University
Assistant Professor Latinx Religious Traditions at Texas Christian University
Héctor Varela Rios
Assistant Professor of Theology with an emphasis on Latinx Theology at the Department of Theology and Religious Studies
Lecturer, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú