From MIT news:
Chaplains “are here to help guide the MIT community toward being more inclusive, more caring, more supportive, and more ethically minded,” Boswell-Ford says.
Ordained by the American Baptist Churches USA, Boswell-Ford is a graduate of the University of Virginia and holds a master of divinity from the University of Chicago Divinity School. She is currently working to complete her doctoral dissertation — which she wishes was “done yesterday” — also at Chicago. Her work examines issues of homeland (which she refers to as “homeplace”) in the context of the historical African-American church and descendants of enslaved people who have found refuge there.
Read more at MIT News.