Leaders for church and world: YDS alumni stories

The alumnae and alumni of Yale Divinity School are pastors, scholars, activists, educators, the heads of numerous ecclesiastical and secular oganizations, and more–all exemplifying the YDS mission of service to church and world. Below is a collection of stories showcasing the leadership and contributions of YDS alumni/ae. If you have stories of your own to suggest about YDS alums—including yourself—please let us know

January 13, 2021
By Emily Judd ‘19 M.A.R. Religion can be a healthy part of politics and Democratic politicians should speak up more publicly about their faith, said U.S. Senator Chris Coons...
January 12, 2021
By Lauren Yanks ‘19 M.Div. After a year filled with devastating losses, many Americans are struggling with grief. While grief is difficult for everyone, it can be especially...
January 12, 2021
Current M.Div. student Maritza Bond was named New Havener of the Year for her work as the city’s Public Health Director. Read more. *** Professor Miroslav Volf, Director of...
December 9, 2020
Jerry Streets ’75 M.Div., is helping launch a New Haven program to provide church-based addiction treatment options for people of color uncomfortable with traditional...
December 4, 2020
By Elizabeth Ekman ’23 M.Div. Alisha Lola Jones ’07 M.Div., Assistant Professor of Folklore and Ethnomusicology at Indiana University, is the newly elected President of the...

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