Dr. Christina M.H. Powell, PhD is the author of Questioning Your Doubts: A Harvard PhD Explores Challenges to Faith (InterVarsity Press).
She works in management in the pharmaceutical industry and is also an ordained Assemblies of God minister and public speaker. She trained as a biomedical research scientist at Harvard Medical School, Harvard University and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. She taught university courses in microbiology and biochemistry at Penn State University and served on the Board of Trustees of Penn State University (1987-1990) (Photo below taken in State College, Pennsylvania in 1988 when Dr. Powell was 21 years old, engaged (note ring on left hand in photo), and known as Christina M. Henke.) She completed her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at Penn State in three years, graduating with honors and with highest distinction in 1988. She stayed on at the University for two additional years, taking graduate classes so she could finish her three-year term as Trustee.