Georgette Ledgister

Georgette Ledgister

Visiting Lecturer on Women's Studies and African Religions
Women's Studies in Religion Program Research Associate 2020–21
Georgette Ledgister


  • BA, Emory University
  • MDiv, Candler School of Theology, Emory University
  • PhD, Emory University


Georgette Ledgister, a native of the Democratic Republic of Congo, is a Visiting Instructor at Agnes Scott College. Her research project, “Gods, Guns, and Girls: Gender, Agency, and Spirituality in a Congolese Rebel Movement,” focuses on a woman who rose to the highest ranks of the Mai-Mai Rebel movement in the Democratic Republic of Congo through a gender-defying engagement with ancestral power. For more information, see her Women's Studies in Religion Program profile page.



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