In a Queen’s Grand Funeral, an American Bishop Finds a Larger Story
September 20, 2022
Bishop Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows
Bishop Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows serves as the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis. She is the first Black woman to lead a diocese in the Episcopal Church.
A native of New York City, she holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture with a minor in urban studies from Smith College, an M.A. in historic preservation planning from Cornell University, and an M.Div. degree from Church Divinity School of the Pacific (CDSP) in 1997. Before being elected bishop in 2016, she served in the Dioceses of Newark, Central New York and Chicago.