Melanie Ross

Assistant Professor of Liturgical Studies

Email:melanie.ross@yale.edu

Professor Ross joined the YDS faculty in the fall of 2012 after teaching at the University of Notre Dame, Saint John’s School of Theology, and Huntington University. Her research lies at the intersection of ecumenical liturgical theology, North American evangelism, and the worship practices of contemporary congregations. She is currently working on a book titled “Evangelical vs. Liturgical? Defying a Dichotomy.” She edited (with Simon Jones) The Serious Business of Worship: Essays in Honour of Bryan D. Spinks. Her articles have appeared in Liturgy, the Scottish Journal of Theology, Pro Ecclesia, and Worship. Professor Ross is a member of the American Academy of Religion and the North American Academy of Liturgy.

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Education

B.A. Messiah College
M.A. Yale Divinity School and Yale Institute of Sacred Music
Ph.D. University of Notre Dame


Books

The Serious Business of Worship: Essays in Honour of Bryan D. Spinks, ed. (Continuum Books, 2010)