Louisville Institute Names Rev. Dr. Aimee Moiso New Associate Director
The Louisville Institute is pleased to announce that the Rev. Dr. Aimee Moiso has been named Associate Director effective July …
June 23, 2021
The Louisville Institute is pleased to announce that the Rev. Dr. Aimee Moiso has been named Associate Director effective July 15, 2021. She is the fifth Associate Director in the 31-year history of the Institute, following the retirement of the Rev. Dr. Don C. Richter.
Dr. Moiso received her PhD in Homiletics and Liturgics from Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee) in 2020. She is the current managing editor of Homiletics, the Journal of the Academy of Homiletics, and previously served as the Director of Ecumenical and Interfaith Ministries at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California. Her vocational life manifested in service to the church, in campus ministry, and local congregations, woven together with her academic pursuits and spiritual practices make her a valuable additional to the Louisville Institute team.
“As Associate Director of the Louisville Institute, I feel privileged to dive into and support the projects of scholars and pastors who are working for the flourishing of the church, academy, and wider society in North America,” said Dr. Moiso.
Executive Director the Rev. Dr. Edwin David Aponte stated, “We are thrilled and grateful that Aimee Moiso accepted our invitation to join the important work of the Louisville Institute both in funding a variety of research projects in religious studies, theological studies, and ministerial studies, as well as providing profession formation for new generations of theological educators.”
Louisville Institute is funded by the Religion Division of Lilly Endowment Inc. and based at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (Louisville, Kentucky). The Louisville Institute’s mission is to bridge church and academy through awarding grants and fellowships to those who lead and study North American religious institutions, practices, and movements, and thereby promoting scholarship that strengthens church, academy, and society, and ultimately contributes to the flourishing of the church.
To receive further information about the Louisville Institute’s fellowships and grant programs, please consult www.louisville-institute.org/.