Tamisha A Tyler (she/her) is a PhD student at Fuller Theological Seminary studying Theology and Culture with a minor in Ethics. She was born and raised in Long Beach, CA but currently resides in Pasadena. Her interests include exploring a theopoetic disposition for ethical concerns and engaging the intersection of theology, ethics and culture through the work of Octavia Butler. She also works with several arts organizations and projects including Listen Los Angeles, a listening project featuring an all African American cast reflecting on the current state of the country through art. She also co-hosts a podcast entitled Why Were Friends.