Melissa Travis, MA

Assistant Professor of Apologetics


  • MA, Science and Religion, Biola University
  • BS, Biology, Campbell University


Courses Taught

  • Special Topic: Science & Faith

Teaching Focus

The integration of reason and the Christian faith


Travis is the author of How Do We Know God is Really There? (Apologia Press, 2013), How Do We Know God Created Life? (2014), How Do We Know Jesus is Alive? (2015), and How Do We Know Right and Wrong? (forthcoming, 2016). These comprise the Young Defenders series, illustrated storybooks that teach the fundamentals of Christian apologetics to young children.

Additional Information

Travis is currently pursuing a PhD in humanities, focusing on the philosophy and theology related to scientific and mathematical thought in the Western tradition and contemporary thought. She has an active speaking and writing ministry, and blogs at

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