Rabbi Nikki Lyn DeBlosi, PhD, was ordained in 2013 by Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York City and currently serves on the rabbinic staff of the pluralistic Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life/Hillel of New York University. She holds a BA summa cum laude in Women's Studies from Harvard University and an MA and PhD in Performance Studies from New York University. Her academic areas of interest include queer theory, ethics, and gender and sexuality in popular culture. Before pursuing graduate-level study, Rabbi DeBlosi worked as a campus organizer and writer for the Feminist Majority Foundation. At NYU, she primarily serves the Reform and LGBTQ Jewish communities and teaches an all-denominational conversational course called Sex Love and Romance. She lives in Brooklyn with her wife and two sons.