C. Ellis Nelson

 C. Ellis Nelson

Address100 East 27th Street
Austin, TX 78705

Research Professor of Christian Education, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

B.A., Austin College,
M.A., The University of Texas at Austin,
M.Div., Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary,
Ph.D, Columbia University,

Dr. Ellis Nelson returned to the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary faculty in 1990. Nelson has a longtime relationship with the seminary having served as a faculty member of the institution for more than fifteen years along with presiding as its interim president in the 1984-85 year. His career also includes professorships at Union Theological Seminary, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, San Francisco Theological Seminary, and the University of Dubuque. While at Louisville Seminary Professor Nelson also served as president from 1974 until 1981. He was a Research Fellow Christ Church College at Oxford University, England, 1964 and 1972. His teaching interests include Christian education, congregational formation, and ministry with children and youth.

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