Nikia Smith Robert
Self identified as a scholar, activist and preacher, Nikia Smith Robert is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Philosophy degree at Claremont School of Theology. Her  research focuses on theo-political intersections of race, gender, and class as it pertains to Black women and the carceral state.  She is also passionate about social justice and an ordained Itinerant Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church.  Nikias most recent journal article is in press with the Harvard Divinity School Graduate Journal and is titled, Penitence, Plantation and the Penitentiary: A Liberation Theology for Lockdown America. In addition to research, activism and ministry, she is a proud native New Yorker and currently resides in California with her loving husband and three children.  

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