Letitia Campbell is the Director of Contextual Education I and Senior Program Coordinator for the Laney Legacy Program in Moral Leadership at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University. A teacher, researcher, and administrator, her interests focus on religion, ethics, engaged pedagogy, and the role of religion in movements for social justice. A native Atlantan, she is proud to be associated with the Solutions Not Punishments Coalition, the #KellyOnMyMind Collective, and other grassroots justice-makers. Her academic research focuses on the history of Christian internationalism and the impact of religious activism on the movement to end human trafficking.
Previously, Letitia was the Coordinator of Community and Strategic Partnerships for Emory University’s Master’s Development Practice (MDP) program and a Lead Organizer for the Atlanta Table to Action Project. She has taught religious studies at colleges and universities, and as part of the Certificate for Theological Studies at Lee Arrendale State Prison. She has also worked as a journalist, and has experience helping grassroots and religious groups develop capacity for faith-based anti-racism organizing. Letitia holds an M.Div. from Union Theological Seminary in New York City, a B.A. in Political Science and Gender Studies from Davidson College, and a B.A. in English Language and Literature from Oxford University. She is a doctoral candidate at Emory University, and a candidate for ordination in the Presbyterian Church (USA).