Currently: Priest and Curate at St. James Episcopal Cathedral in Fresno. Experience in pastoral care, parish ministry, teaching. Passionate about community building, intergenerational ministry, social justice, immigration, climate justice, pedagogy and education equity. Background in linguistics, with research interests in the interface between syntax and articulation, Native California languages, Classical Greek, translation, semantics of figurative language and metaphor.
Grad school round 1: MA Linguistics, University of Southern California
Grad school round 2: MDiv, Yale Divinity School/Berkeley Divinity School
Procrastination: reading about science (gotta keep those linguistics skills sharp!), listening to YA audiobooks, experimenting with baked goods and popsicles, sewing for my church and friends, hiking/running for fresh air…
Pronouns: She, ella, etc.
Email: jessica.harmon @ stjamesfresno.org