Sheikh Hossein Latifi was born and raised in Qom. After ten years of study in the Islamic Seminary (Hawza) of Qom, and simultaneous with following advanced Islamic Jurisprudence and Its principles (Kharej), he continued parallel postgraduate studies in the University of Tehran and earned MPhil (2014) and PhD (2018) in Western Philosophy.
In Hawza, he benefitted from Ayt. Sayyed Ahmad Madadi, Shaykh Mahdi Shabzendedar and Sayyed Javad Shubairi Zanjani.
In university and Hawaza, he has taught under and postgraduate courses on Islamic theology, History, philosophy and Jurisprudence in Arabic, Farsi and English, in his home country and abroad.
From August 2019 to April 2022, he served as the visiting lecturer of Islamic studies at the University of Zimbabwe and Arrupe Jesuit University.