Jennifer S. Leath


Jennifer-LeathRev. Dr. Jennifer S. Leath was recently appointed Queen’s national scholar and assistant professor in Black religions at Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario), a position that will also support a new Black studies BA general/minor degree. Prior to Queen’s University, Leath served on the faculty of Iliff School of Theology (Denver, Colorado) after completing her AB at Harvard University, her MDiv at Union Theological Seminary in New York City, and her PhD at Yale University and working to establish the Center on African-American Religion, Sexual Politics, and Social Justice (CARSS) at Columbia University. Leath is an itinerant elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church and has pastored congregations in Media, Pennsylvania; White Plains, New York; and, most recently, Campbell Chapel AME Church in Denver, Colorado. Leath’s first monograph, From Black to Quare (and then) to Where: Theories of Justice & Black Sexual Ethics, is forthcoming with Duke University Press.