HTI Early Career Orientation Program

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

Graduates

Lizzette Acosta

Lizzette Acosta

Director of Latino Ministry Formation Program, Asbury Theological Seminary

(2019)

Saul Barcelo

Saul Barcelo

Director of the Center for Whole Person Care: Integrating Faith and Healing, Assistant Professor School of Religion, Loma Linda University

(2020)

Melisa Ortiz Berry

Melisa Ortiz Berry

Assistant Professor of History and World Christianity, Northwest Christian University

(2020)

João Chaves

João Chaves

Assistant Director for Programming at the Hispanic Theological Initiative

(2019)

Marlene Ferreras

Marlene Ferreras

Assistant Professor of Practical Theology, La Sierra University

(2019)

Lauren Frances Guerra

Lauren Frances Guerra

Lecturer, Cesar E. Chavez Department of Chicana/o Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

(2018)

Néstor Gómez-Morales

Néstor Gómez-Morales

Lead Pastor, First Congregational Church, Stamford, Connecticut

(2019)

Yara González-Justiniano

Yara González-Justiniano

Visiting Assistant Professor of Practical Theology and Community Engagement, Garrett-Evangelical Seminary

(2019)

Leo Guardado

Leo Guardado

Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology, Fordham University

(2018)

Lydia Hernandez-Marcial

Lydia Hernandez-Marcial

Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible, Wartburg Theological Seminary

(2020)

Yohana Junker

Yohana Junker

Assistant Professor of Art, Religion, and Culture, Claremont School of Theology

(2020)

José Morales Torres

José Morales Torres

Assistant Professor of Latinx Studies, Chicago Theological Seminary

(2019)

Stephanie Mota Thurston

Stephanie Mota Thurston

Visiting Professor, Wake Forest University

(2020)

Jennifer Owens-Jofré

Jennifer Owens-Jofré

Assistant Professor of Latinx Theology and Cultures and Director of the Latinx Studies Program, Seminary of the Southwest

(2019)

Melissa Pagán

Melissa Pagán

Director of Graduate Religious Studies & Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Mount Saint Mary’s University in Los Angeles

(2018)

Erica M. Ramirez

Erica M. Ramirez

Director of Applied Research at Auburn Seminary

(2018)

Rafael Reyes

Rafael Reyes

Director of Information Literacy and Library Services, Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies, New York Theological Seminary

(2020)

Martin Rodriguez

Martin Rodriguez

Assistant Professor of Practical Theology, Azusa Pacific University

(2020)

Lis Valle

Lis Valle

Assistant Professor of Homiletics, McCormick Theological Seminary

(2019)

Aizaiah Yong

Aizaiah Yong

Assistant Professor of Practical Theology and Pastoral Care, Pacific School of Religion

(2020)