Dr. Green joined Urbana Seminary as Dean after a few years of teaching courses there on J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and the Inklings. She has a wide variety of experience teaching at multiple institutions of higher education. Melody’s research interests include the intersection of faith and literature, especially focusing on the authors J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and George MacDonald. She has spoken at a wide variety of conferences and published quite a few articles and book chapteres on these and related topics. Dr. Green’s most recent publications include “Story: The Doctor’s Daughter” in the book Bigger on the Inside: Christianity and Doctor Who, published in 2015, and “George MacDonald and Celtic Christianity” in the 2015 issue of the refereed journal North Wind: A Journal of George MacDonald Studies.