Hosffman Ospino, PhD is an Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Education at Boston College, School of Theology and Ministry where he is also Director of Graduate Programs in Hispanic Ministry. He holds a Master’s degree in theology with concentration in church history and a doctorate in theology and education, both earned at Boston College. Dr. Ospino was the principal investigator for the National Study of Catholic Parishes with Hispanic Ministry (2014) and co-investigator for the National Survey of Catholic Schools Serving Hispanic Families (2015). He is currently advancing a national study on Latino Catholic vocations. He has authored/edited 13 books and dozens of essays, academic and general. Dr. Ospino serves as a consultant and board member for several national organizations. He served on the leadership team coordinating the process of the Fifth National Encuentro of Hispanic/Latino Ministry.