Neonu Jewell

Neonu Jewell

Field of Study: Interreligious Engagement

Contact Info: nj2385@utsnyc.edu

Education:
B.S. Business Administration, Florida A & M University
M.B.A., Florida A & M University
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
M.Div., Union Theological Seminary

Research Focus:
Neonu’s research focuses on interreligious theology, race, and law. She studies the diverse ways people engage interfaith practices and examines the intersection of interreligious engagement, justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in society.

Background & Activities:

Neonu’s mission is to engage, educate, and empower people through academic scholarship and practical approaches for interfaith engagement, justice, equity, and inclusion. She is a diversity, equity, and inclusion expert and former corporate attorney. She published a legal update, “Equal Pay Act,” in Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law (2002, 625-38). Neonu is the recipient of Union Theological Seminary’s Scholarly Excellence Award, Interreligious Engagement Prize, and Union Heritage Scholarship.Neonu is also an interfaith minister and founder of Niyah Center, an interfaith, empowerment, and social justice community. In addition, she is an African American Policy Forum Critical Race Theory Fellow. Neonu is also a member of the American Academy of Religion and an Omega Institute board member.

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