Amina S. McIntyre is a Ph.D student in Religion, area Religion, Psychology and Culture, with minors in Womanist Ethnography and Homiletics and Liturgics at Vanderbilt University. McIntyre earned a BA in Anthropology at Colby College, MA in African American and African Diaspora Studies at Indiana University, MFA in Playwriting at Spalding University, and Master of Theological Studies at Candler School of Theology at Emory University. She is an Atlanta regional playwright with production credits at Actor’s Express, Atlanta History Museum, Out of Hand Theatre, Oakland Cemetery, Vanguard Repertory Theatre and Vanderbilt University. She was a Playwriting Apprentice at Horizon Theatre Company, Managing Director of Karibu Performing Arts, 2014-2016 Atlanta Region Young Ambassador for the Dramatist’s Guild, Co-Producer of WeReckon: A Southern Chronicle and the City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs 2014-2015 Emerging Theatre Artist. McIntyre is an Elder in Full Connection with the CME Church, a PRN Chaplain, and a Co-Founder of Hush Harbor Lab, a new play development company featuring the work Black Artists and Black stories. McIntyre explores a womanist pastoral theology centering the arts in spiritual care experiences, with an aim to explore the intersections of religion and the arts.