Efraín Agosto is the Professor of New Testament Studies at New York Theological Seminary. Formerly, he taught at Hartford Seminary (1995-2011). He completed studies at Columbia University (B.A., 1977), Gordon-Conwell Seminary (M.Div., 1982) and Boston University (Ph.D., 1996). He is the author of two books: Servant Leadership: Jesus and Paul (Chalice Press, 2005) and Corintios (Fortress Press, 2008), a Spanish-language commentary on 1-2 Corinthians, in addition to numerous articles and book chapters, mostly in Pauline studies.
Efraín is a Puerto Rican New Yorker, who currently resides with his wife Olga in West Hartford, Connecticut. They have two adult children, and are members of the United Church of Christ.