Briallen Hopper, Faculty Fellow
Bri has been part of the UCY community since 2010. She grew up and went to college in Tacoma, Washington, got a PhD in American literature at Princeton, and studied divinity at Yale for two years before becoming a Lecturer in the Yale English department, where she teaches academic and creative writing. She is a member of Broadway United Church of Christ in New York City, and she writes about religion and other topics for publications including the Huffington Post, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Religion & Politics, Killing the Buddha, and Sacred Matters. She loves East Rock Park, Modern Apizza, and old movies.