jenny eaton dyer

SENIOR ADVISOR


 
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Areas Of Expertise

  • Global Health Policy

  • Global Poverty Advocacy

Education

  • B.A. in Religion from Samford University (1999)

  • Master of Theological Studies, Vanderbilt Divinity School (2001)

  • Ph.D. in History and Critical Theories of Religion, Vanderbilt University (2007)

Publications

  • The End of Hunger: Redeemed Hope for Feeding the World (Oct. 2019)

  • The Mother & Child Project: Raising Our Voices for Health and Hope (2015)

  • Why Save Africa: Answers from around the World (2011)

  • The aWAKE Project: Uniting Against the African AIDS Crisis (2002)

Contact

Jenny Eaton Dyer, Ph.D. is the founder of The 2030 Collaborative, a Nashville-based firm focused on “Advocating for a Better World” for the sustainable development goals. Dyer also currently teaches Global Health Politics and Policy as a Lecturer in the Department of Preventive Medicine at Vanderbilt School of Medicine. In the Fall 2012, she taught Southern Religion and Culture in Vanderbilt’s Department of Religious Studies.

Dyer formerly served as the Executive Director for Senator Bill Frist, MDs Hope Through Healing Hands (2008-2018) as well as the National Faith Outreach Director for the DATA Foundation and The ONE Campaign, Bono’s organization (2003-2008). In these roles, she worked with religious leaders, authors, artists, and other faith-based leaders to promote awareness and advocacy for extreme poverty and global health issues.

Dyer has written several academic articles and opinion pieces on the intersection of religion and health. She is a contributor of Why Save Africa: Answers from around the World (2011) and a co-compiler of The aWAKE Project: Uniting Against the African AIDS Crisis (2002) and The Mother & Child Project: Raising Our Voices for Health and Hope (2015). Most recently, she has a forthcoming book which will release in October 2019 as the Co-editor, The End of Hunger: Redeemed Hope for Feeding the World (2019).

She also has been published in TIME, Forbes.com, Huffington Post, Roll Call, Christianity Today’s Her.meneutics, Christian Post, Dallas Morning News, and The Tennessean.

She lives in Franklin, Tennessee with her husband, John, and two boys, Rhys and Oliver.