Ahmad Greene-Hayes is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Religion at Princeton University in the Religion in America subfield, and an interdisciplinary scholar pursuing graduate certificates from the Department of African American Studies and the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies. His specialization is 19th and 20th century African American religious history, and his work is principally located in Black South Studies and Black Queer Studies. Ahmad’s dissertation, Gods of the Flesh: Religion,Sexuality, and Circum-Caribbean Migration in Black New Orleans, 1900-1940, is about the African diasporic religious cultures and sexual politics that emerged in New Orleans—a vibrant, American port city—amidst Jim Crow policing and the migration of African Americans, West Indians, and Central Americans to the region in the early twentieth century. Ahmad is the past recipient of fellowships and awards from the Ford Foundation, the American Academy of Religion, the Mellon Mays Foundation, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, and the Political Theology Network. During the 2017-2018 academic year, he held the prestigious LGBT Studies Research Fellowship at Yale University. He was awarded the Religion and Public Life Fellowship (2018-2019) and he currently holds the Religion and Culture Fellowship from the Center for the Study of Religion at Princeton. In May 2020, he was also awarded the American Society of Church History Research Fellowship to complete his dissertation research. Ahmad is a writer and his public commentary on issues of race, gender, sexuality, Black politics, and religion have appeared in The Black Scholar,Essence, Ebony, The Root, The Feminist Wire, The Huffington Post, Open Democracy, and News One, among many other outlets. Ahmad has forthcoming journal articles in GLQ: A Journal of Gay and Lesbian Studies and Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture and Society. He is currently on the academic job market.