Assistant Professor of History and World Christianity, Northwest Christian University
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. She works as Assistant Professor of History and World Christianity at Northwest Christian University.