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Carlin Rushing

Special Programs Coordinator for the Carpenter Program in Religion, Gender and Sexuality
TAPS (Trans-disciplinary Activists, Practitioners, and Scholars) Fellow

Carlin Rushing is a native of Rocky Mount, North Carolina. She received her Bachelor of Art degree in Philosophy (honors) from Spelman College. Carlin graduated from Vanderbilt Divinity School with her Master of Divinity degree and certificates from both the Carpenter Program in Religion and Sexuality and the Kelly Miller Smith Institute on Black Church Studies in 2013. While at Spelman and Vanderbilt her work in the classroom and in the community met at the intersection of race, class gender, and sexuality.  She brings to this position over eight years of innovative collegiate-level programming experience, having most recently served as the Program Coordinator for the Nashville Mobile Market. She also currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at American Baptist College.