HTI Alumni

Adam Adrian Perez

Adam Adrian Perez

Assistant Professor of Worship Leadership, Belmont University

Field of Study: Practical Theology, Worship Studies

Adam Perez is a half Cuban-, half Dutch-American native of Miami, Florida. He holds degrees in music education (B.A. Trinity Christian College), religion and music (M.A. Yale Institute of Sacred Music and Yale Divinity School), and in liturgical studies (ThD Duke University Divinity School). As a historian of contemporary praise and worship, his research explores the role that charismatic-pentecostal biblical theology has impacted recent music and worship practices across protestant ecclesial communities, both in the U.S. and around the world. His writing can be found in Liturgy, The Hymn, Religion News Service, the Global Forum on Arts and Christian Faith, Reformed Worship, and Christian Scholars Review. He is a contributor to _Flow: The Ancient Way to Do Contemporary Worship_ and _Essays on the History of Contemporary Praise and Worship_. His recently completed dissertation is titled “‘All Hail King Jesus’: The International Worship Symposium and the Making of Praise and Worship History” (2021). Adam is currently assistant professor of worship studies at Belmont University.

CV (as of 4-2023)