About

nyle fort

Lecturer, African American and African Diaspora Studies, Columbia University

Fellow, Society of Fellows, SOF/Heyman, Columbia University (2022–Present)

nyle fort is a minister, activist, and scholar. He studies how people resist oppression, build beloved community, and struggle to transform the world. He is currently writing a book about the ethics of love in contemporary freedom movements. nyle’s writing is featured in The Guardian, The Boston Globe, The New York Magazine, Socialism and Democracy, Harvard Journal of African American Public Policy, and There’s a Revolution Outside, My Love: Letters from a Crisis. His scholarship has been funded by the Ford Foundation, the University of Pennsylvania, the Forum for Theological Exploration, the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, and the Atlantic Fellowship for Racial Equity. nyle earned his B.A. from Morehouse College; Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary; and Ph.D. in Religion and Interdisciplinary Humanities from Princeton University.