Jenny Morgans

Jenny is a university chaplain at King’s College London.  She was ordained in the Church of England in 2016 and worked in two churches in north Lambeth before moving to King’s in 2019.

Originally from South Wales, Jenny has studied at the University of Birmingham, the University of Edinburgh, the Queen’s Foundation for Ecumenical Theological Education, and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.  She has also worked at the University of Sheffield.

She enjoys yoga and going to the cinema, and lives with her husband Stephen, black cat Satine, and one lodger in Brighton.  She is in a wild swimming group called ‘The Flamingos’ who she likes to go on holiday with as often as possible

Jenny’s doctorate was in Feminist Practical Theology.  Her research interests include: faith and feminism, faith at university, emerging adulthood, faith development theories, practical theology especially involving qualitative research, and chaplaincy.  She is writing a book with SCM Press about the faith and gendered experiences of Christian women at university.

Publications

Jenny’s PhD is available here: https://research.vu.nl/en/publications/home-ing-emerging-christian-womens-transitions-at-university

‘Reflexivity, Identity, and the Role of the Researcher’, in Researching Female Faith: Qualitative Research Methods, ed. by N Slee, F Porter, and A Phillips (Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2018), pp. 189-202

‘Emerging Christian Women at Uni: Intersection of Gender and Faith Identities on Campus’ in Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion special edition ‘Religion and Belief in Higher Education’, 32 [forthcoming 2022] eds. Ralph W Hood and Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor

‘Faithing, Friendship and Feeling at Home: Three Women Encounter University Chaplaincy’ in From the Shores of Silence: Conversations in Feminist Practical Theology (Nicola Slee Festschrift) eds. Ashley Cocksworth, Rachel Starr and Stephen Burns [forthcoming with SCM Press 2022]

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