Hosffman Ospino is associate professor of theology and religious education at Boston College School of Theology and Ministry where he is also chair of the Department of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry and director of the university’s Graduate Programs in Hispanic Ministry. Ospino is the principal investigator for several national studies on Hispanic Catholics. He is currently advancing a national study on how Hispanic Catholics discern vocation to ecclesial ministry. He has authored/edited 13 books and more than 130 essays, academic and general. Ospino serves on the boards of several national organizations including the National Catholic Educational Association, and he is the incoming president of the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians of the United States and an officer of the Catholic Theological Society of America. He earned his PhD from Boston College.