Ruth Meyers was born and raised in New Jersey and has served as a priest in the Dioceses of Western North Carolina, Western Michigan, and Chicago. She earned her M.Div. from Seabury-Western Theological Seminary and her MA and Ph.D. in liturgical studies from the University of Notre Dame. After teaching for 14 years at Seabury, she joined the CDSP faculty in 2009. She currently chairs The Episcopal Church Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music.