Minister: Reverend Matilda Cantwell

Reverend Matilda Rose Cantwell

The Reverend Matilda Rose Cantwell has assumed the position of Director of Religious & Spiritual Life and College Chaplain at Smith College. She served as the interim director at the Center for Religious and Spiritual Life for the last year and as the senior fellow for interfaith initiatives for three years prior to that.

Matilda has demonstrated an ability to work closely with various religious and non-religious student organizations on campus, faculty, staff, and community partners; and especially enjoys both her collective and one-on-one conversations with students. She holds a bachelor’s degree in religious studies from Lewis and Clark College, a master’s degree from Smith College School for Social Work, and a master of divinity from Yale Divinity School. She is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ.