Jaimie D. Crumley (she, her, hers) is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Gender Studies at UCLA. She earned her Master of Divinity and Master of Sacred Theology degrees at Yale Divinity School and her Bachelor of Arts degree at Wellesley College. Jaimie’s dissertation, “Tried as by Fire,” is a black feminist intellectual history of the late-eighteenth and nineteenth-century Black Christian women’s lives and theology. It will focus on the women who preached, gave theological speeches, and wrote abolitionist pamphlets and spiritual autobiographies. Jaimie is a member of the National Women’s Studies Association, the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, the American Studies Association, and the Western Association of Women’s Historians. She is also one of the graduate student coordinators of the Black Feminism Initiative at UCLA.
Black Women’s History, Black Feminist Theory, Womanist Christian Ethics, Queer of Color Critique, Archival Studies