Chelsea Garbell

Associate Director

Chelsea Garbell is the Associate Director for Global Spiritual Life at NYU, and lectures on religion, gender, and peacebuilding. She has previously held positions at the Bronfman Center at NYU, the New York Southeast Asia Network, the Asia Society Policy Institute, the Council on Foreign Relations’ Religion and Foreign Policy Program, and spent a year teaching English in Samut Sakhon, Thailand. Chelsea has over a decade of experience in interfaith activism, and today co-chairs a chapter of the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom and is involved in the alumni community of Interfaith Youth Core. She is a member of the Spark Leadership Council at the Global Fund for Women and sits on the board of KAHAL: Your Jewish Home Abroad. Her writing has been featured in USA Today, the Diplomat, Religion Dispatches, Tablet Magazine, the Times of Israel, and Chelsea holds a BSc in Communication and an MPA in international policy and management from New York University.