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Benjamin Espinoza, PhD

Vice President

Rev. Dr. Espinoza serves as the Vice President of Northeastern Seminary. He is an ordained minister in The Wesleyan Church and has several years of experience as a youth pastor, community life pastor, college pastor, and lead pastor. He is the editor of Story, Formation, and Culture: From Theory to Practice in Ministry with Children (Pickwick, 2018) and Theology and the Star Wars Universe (Lexington/Fortress Academic). He has published articles and reviews in several publications.

Dr. Espinoza serves as the Associate Director of Curricular Planning for the Spanish Ministry Education & Formation department of The Wesleyan Church, on the board of directors for the Association of Youth Ministry Educators and Teaching Like Jesus Ministries, as an interim editorial committee member of the Association for Hispanic Theological Education, and as the senior associate editor of the Journal of Youth Ministry.