Jennifer Maidrand


Dr. Jennifer (“Jen”) Maidrand, PhD, is a scholar, educator, and activist. She holds a PhD in Bible and Cultures from Drew University where she received the Rabbi Dr. Sheldon J. Weltman Prize for Excellence in Biblical Studies for her dissertation entitled “Excavating Promised Land: The Geopolitics of Scripturalization in Palestine-Israel.” Jennifer has served with Global Ministries (UCC) in Palestine and has robust experience working with a diversity of churches across the U.S. on education and advocacy related to the Middle East. She is a member of the United Church of Christ and is committed to fostering interfaith and intercultural community education and dialogue around sacred texts, the earth, and social justice.


PhD Drew University
MA Drew University
BA Azusa Pacific University