Lisa Weaver Swartz holds a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Notre Dame. She lives in the Bluegrass region of Kentucky where she teaches and writes about religion, culture, and gender.

Lisa is the author of Stained Glass Ceilings: How Evangelicals Do Gender and Practice Power.

Her ongoing research agenda expands these interests to a global frame with a project examining faith-based anti-human trafficking humanitarian work in southeast Asia.