Jennifer Howe Peace, Ph.D., has been an interfaith organizer and scholar since the 1990s. Peace was the first associate professor of Interfaith Studies at Andover Newton Theological School, where she Interreligious/Interfaith Studies: Defining a New Field (Beacon: 2018), and My Neighbor’s Faith: Stories of Interreligious Encounter, Growth, and Transformation (Orbis: 2012). From 2019-20, she served as the Tufts University Chaplain, ad interim. She currently serves on the advisory board for the Pluralism Project at Harvard University.
co-founded and co-directed the Center for Interreligious and Communal Leadership Education (CIRCLE). The founding co-chair of the Interreligious/Interfaith Studies program unit at the American Academy of Religion (AAR), she launched the AAR-affiliated Association for Interreligious/Interfaith Studies in 2017. Peace has written numerous articles, essays and chapters on interfaith cooperation.