Melanie Ross

Melanie Ross

Melanie Ross is Associate Professor of Liturgical Studies at Yale Divinity School and Yale Institute of Sacred Music, where she teaches courses on liturgical history and theology. Her research brings together historical analysis, systematic theology, and congregational fieldwork to interpret the worship practices of North American evangelical churches. In addition to numerous journal articles and book chapters, she is the author of Evangelical vs. Liturgical? Defying a Dichotomy (Eerdmans, 2014) and Evangelical Worship: An American Mosaic (Oxford, 2021). The best parts of her job are spending time in vibrant congregations and helping her students flourish.