April Stace Vega is a Lecturer at Marymount University in Arlington, VA,  in the Theology and Religious Studies department. She earned her Ph.D. in Religion and Culture from The Catholic University of America in 2014. Her research interests lie at the intersection of religious studies, ethnomusicology, and liturgical studies. In May 2015, she will join the senior staff at The Riverside Church in New York City as Minister of Worship and the Arts. Website: www.aprilstacevega.com