Michael Morelli, PhD

Michael Morelli, PhD


Assistant Professor of Theology, Culture and Ethics
Northwest Seminary 

Michael Morelli holds a PhD in Theological Ethics from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland and is the author of Theology, Ethics, and Technology in the Work of Jacques Ellul and Paul Virilio: A Nascent Theological Tradition (Lexington Books). He publishes and presents on a variety of topics within the fields of theology, morality, culture, politics, and technology. He has also worked in local church ministry and continues to serve the church in a lay capacity.

Michael enjoys spending time with family and friends, surrounding himself with art and media, cooking, and coffee.


Research Interest

  • Theology, ethics, and technology in the work of Jacques Ellul and Paul Virilio; theological ethics, meaning the ways God confronts and changes the realities that make up our existence; theology, morality, culture, politics, and technology.


  • Ph.D. in Theological Ethics, University of Aberdeen, School of Divinity, 2019
  • M.A. in Christian Studies, ACTS Seminaries, 2014
  • B.A. in English and Communications, Simon Fraser University, 2009