Jennifer R. Ayres
Associate professor, Candler School of Theology
The Rev. Dr. Jennifer R. Ayres is an associate professor of religious education and the director of the doctor of ministry program at Emory University's Candler School of Theology. Her research interests include religious environmental education, social activism and religious identity, faith formation in the context of popular culture and feminist practical theology. She is the author of two books: "Waiting for a Glacier to Move: Practicing Social Witness" and "Good Food: Grounded Practical Theology." Ayres also is a frequent speaker on topics of faith formation, religion and food, and Christian ecological theology and practice.
Louisville Institute now accepting 2024 program applications
The Louisville Institute is excited to announce that applications are open for the 2024 grant and fellowship funding season.
Since 1990, LI has funded more than 2,700 grants and fellowships totaling $57.7 million to those who lead and study North American religious institutions, practices and movement. Their grantees and fellows include pastoral leaders, researchers, early career and seasoned scholars and many others in the United States and Canada whose work resonates with LI’s mission to bridge church and academy.
There are seven funding opportunities available for 2024.Learn more