Jahdiel Perez is a D.Phil (Ph.D) Candidate of Theology and Literature at the University of Oxford. He is President of the Oxford C.S. Lewis Society and also a Doctoral Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. Under the supervision of Alister McGrath and Michael Ward, Jahdiel’s doctoral work seeks to develop a theology of laughter from the writings of C.S. Lewis. Prior to Oxford, Jahdiel was preaching and teaching at his home church in Boston, Massachusetts, while earning an M.Div from Harvard University. He lives in St. Stephen's House, Oxford, with his wife Ariel.