Nadia Milad Issa
2020-2021 Research Associate
Nadia is a first-year Master of Theological Studies student at Harvard Divinity School, focusing on African and African American Religious Studies. Specifically, they are interested in continuing their work on Spiritual Reparations in Regla de Ocha-Ifá and other Black Caribbean Diasporic traditions. Nadia spent over three years in Cuba and México pursuing fieldwork and dance study for their research that is an Auto-Ethnography expanding Reparation politics and making their case for Spiritual Reparations. Nadia is a Company Dancer with Jean Appolon Expressions, a Haitian Contemporary dance company. Nadia is excitedly looking forward to working with the Pluralism Project to contribute their research experiences in Afro-Caribbean spiritual-religious traditions in advancing the Pluralism Project’s research and learning research methods for studying spiritual-religious experiences in the United States.