Octavio Javier Esqueda is a full professor of Christian higher education and director of the Ph.D. and Ed.D. programs in educational studies at the Talbot School of Theology at Biola University. He graduated from the University of Guadalajara, Dallas Theological Seminary, and the University of North Texas, where he earned a Ph.D. in higher education. Dr. Esqueda has several publications on theological education, Christian higher education, and literature, including the coauthored books Anointed Teaching: Partnership with the Holy Spirit, The Cruciform Faculty: The Making of a Christian Professor, and The Hispanic Faculty Experience: Opportunities for Growth and Retention in Christian Higher Education.
He and his wife, Angélica, have two children, Darío and Salma. He is an academic leader and practical theologian with worldwide experience and is an avid soccer fan.
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