Ahmad Green Hayes ’16

Secretary, JRF Alumni Association Executive Board

Ahmad Greene-Hayes is a respected and highly motivated consultant, visionary, and scholar with extensive experience leading organizational programming, team design, educational projects, public writing, research, and fundraising initiatives. He has a proven track record in guiding advocates and constituents towards a common goal and has been recognized by Ebony magazine, Planned Parenthood, and other national platforms for his work. He is also a Ph.D. candidate at Princeton University in the Department of Religion, with certificates in African American Studies and Gender and Sexuality Studies. He has held fellowships and honors from the Ford Foundation, the Mellon Mays Foundation, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the Just Beginnings Collaborative, and from the Political Theology Network. During the 2017-2018 academic year, he held the LGBT Studies Research Fellowship at Yale University, and during the 2018-2019 academic year, he held the Religion and Public Life Fellowship from the Center for the Study of Religion at Princeton. Ahmad is also a writer and his public commentary on issues of race, gender, sexuality, Black politics, and religion have appeared in The Black Scholar, Ebony, The Root, The Feminist Wire, The Huffington Post, Open Democracy, News One, and most recently, Essence magazine.

School: Williams College
Graduation Year: 2016
Major: History & Africana Studies
Employer: Ph.D. Candidate, Princeton University Home State/City: Irvington, New Jersey