curriculum vitae

EDUCATION

Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York
Master of Divinity, concentration in Systematic Theology
Graduated: May, 2016

Eastern University
Bachelor of Arts, Theology and Sociology
Graduated: May, 2012


WORK EXPERIENCE

Adjunct Professor | Introduction to World Religions | St. Francis College| Brooklyn, NY | (2017)

Professional Tutor in religion, philosophy, and sociology| St. Francis College Academic Achievement Center | Brooklyn, NY | (2016-present)

Soup Kitchen and Homeless Shelter Volunteer Coordinator | Broadway Community | NYC | (2014-present)

Chapel Coordinator | Union Theological Seminary Chapel | NYC | (2015-2016)     

Circulation Clerk | Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary | NYC | (2013-2016)

Community Organizer Intern | MOSES | Detroit, MI | (2015)

Theological Artist in Residence | First Reformed Church | South River, NJ | (2014)

Youth Minister | Union United Methodist Church | Havertown, PA | (2012-2013)

Worship Music Leader | Asbury Campus Ministry at Drexel University | Philadelphia, PA | (2012-2013)

Spiritual Life Coordinator | Broad Street Ministry Youth Initiative | Philadelphia, PA | (2012)

Thrift Store Clerk | Circle of Hope Thrift | Philadelphia, PA | (2010-2013)

Catholic Worker | St. Joseph’s House of Hospitality | Rochester, NY | (2009)


PRESENTATIONS & PUBLISHED WORK

Co-Author | “Why Christmas Matters” | Jacobin Magazine| https://www.jacobinmag.com/2016/12/christmas-culture-wars-revolutionary-gospel-left/| (2016)

Contributor | Kairos Center | https://kairoscenter.org/blog/ | (2015-16)

Presenter | “Contemplating Post-Work Theory with the help of Steven Universe” | Mid-Atlantic Pop and American Culture Association | Philadelphia, PA | (2015)

Presenter | “Weak Bodies, Weak Theology: A Genealogy of Biblical Bodies as Constellations of Anarchism” | Anarchism and the Body Conference | Purdue University, Indiana | (2015)

Presenter | “Pentecostalism’s Weak Pneumatology or John Caputo Goes to an Assemblies of God Church.” | Fordham University Graduate Theological Conference | (2015)

Contributor | “Contextual Theology in Youth Ministry” | Unbound: An Interactive Journal of Christian Social Justice | http://justiceunbound.org/carousel/contextual-theology-in-youth-ministry/ | (2014)

Presenter | “Approaching Youth Ministry from a Poststructuralist Lens” | Subverting the Norm II | Springfield, MO | (2013)

Contributor | Political Theology Today | http://www.politicaltheology.com/blog/author/twotring/ | (2012-13)


RESEARCH, INSTITUTIONAL SERVICE, & TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Peace Delegation | Christian Peacemaker Teams | Hebron, Palestine | (2017)

Teaching Assistant | The History of El Salvadoran Religion and Politics | Union Theological Seminary | El Salvador | (2017)

Peace Delegation | Christian Peacemaker Teams | Presbyterian Peace Fellowship | Iraqi-Kurdistan | (2016)

Executive Team Secretary | Student Senate | Union Theological Seminary | (2013-2015)

Student Senate President | Student Senate | Eastern University | (2010-2011)

Medical Delegation | MAP International | Bolivia | (2009)


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Member of the American Academy of Religion and Mid-Atlantic Pop and American Culture Association


NON INSTITUTIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE 

The Belhar Confession: History, Politics, and Theology |  Broadway Presbyterian Church | NYC (2016)

The Politics of Christmas | Nauraushaun Presbyterian Church | Nauraushaun, NY (2015) | Columbia University’s Progressive Protestant Campus Ministry LaMP | NYC (2015) | Broadway Presbyterian Church | NYC (2014) 

The Prophet Isaiah and the Occupy Movement | Church of the Crucifixion Episcopal Church | Philadelphia, PA (2011)

The Basics of the World Religions | Church of the Crucifixion Episcopal Church | Philadelphia, PA (2011)

Lenten Bible Study on Lamentations and James | St. John’s Episcopal Church | Frostburg, MD (2008)


REFERENCES

Available upon request.