Jenn Lindsay

Jenn Lindsay

2018 Lecturer in Sociology

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B.A., Stanford University, 2001
Certificate in Theatre Management, Yale University, 2005 
M.Div., Union Theological Seminary, 2011 
Master 2nd Level Diploma, La Sapienza University, 2017
Ph.D., Boston University, 2018  

Jenn Lindsay is a social scientist, documentary filmmaker, and musician whose work explores social diversity, intercultural relations, community building, personal transformation and social change movements. She earned her Ph.D. from Boston University in the social science of religion, conducting ethnographic analysis of interreligious dialogue in Rome and in the Middle East, published in 2021 with the release of her book
Pluralismo Vivo - Lived Religious Pluralism and Interfaith Dialogue in Rome. She also earned a Master of Divinity degree with an emphasis in Interfaith Relations at Union Theological Seminary in New York City, studied Playwriting at Stanford University and Theatre Management at Yale University School of Drama.

Jenn Lindsay is also the Co-Founder and CEO of So Fare Films, a film production company in Rome which creates media about social diversity and offers an internship program for professional formation in media business, marketing, and production. For ten years prior to pursuing her Ph.D., Dr. Lindsay worked in the film and music industries in New York City, producing ten studio albums and serving as a story editor for MTV and the Sundance Channel. She has screened her films throughout the world, the topics ranging from an African Buddhist monk’s life and teachings, computer scientists simulating the spread of religious terrorism, the Indonesian Muslim headscarf, atheist Jews from Boston, and Italian hippies building artistic nativity displays. She served for six years as the video documentarian for the Center for Mind and Culture.