HTI Alumni

Melisa M. Ortiz Berry

Melisa M. Ortiz Berry

Associate Professor of History and World Christianity, Bushnell University

Field of Study: Church History

Melisa Ortiz Berry has her PhD in religion from Claremont Graduate University. Her dissertation focused on expanding the recognized role of women within evangelicalism and was titled: Evangelical Orthodoxy: Henrietta Mears and the Boundary Lines of Modern American Evangelicalism. Her present research projects include looking at evangelicalism globally through the ministries of 20th century women and her continuing work on borderland priest, Father Ramon Ortiz.