Summer Fellow, Zephyr Institute & Graduate Student, University of Chicago Divinity School
Emily King is a Summer Fellow at the Zephyr Institute, and an incoming graduate student at the University of Chicago Divinity School, where she was awarded the Elsa Marty Fellowship in Ministry. She recently graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in English with distinction. She also studied literature and philosophy at the University of Oxford. At Stanford, she was awarded the Robert M. Golden Medal for Excellence in the Humanities for her honors thesis “Poetry as Decreation: Impersonality and Grace in T.S. Eliot and Simone Weil.” Emily has presented papers at the American Literature Association, the T.S. Eliot Society, and the American Weil Society. She has worked at Philosophy Talk, the Sacramento Bee, and Stanford’s Arts Intensive and Structured Liberal Education (SLE) programs. Most recently, she interned and wrote for Commonweal Magazine in New York.