Tyler Mark Nelson
Tyler Mark Nelson is a Program Consultant at The BTS Center, where he contributes his training in ecotheology and lifelong practice of nature mysticism to the Center’s programming. With a strong commitment to ecumenical Christianity and the value of interfaith collaboration, he aims to incorporate themes of prophetic imagination, ecological contemplation, and environmental justice into public dialogue.
Now entering his third year of the Master of Divinity (MDiv) degree at Yale Divinity School, Tyler writes often about creatureliness, multispecies flourishing, climate justice, and social critiques of neoliberal capitalism. He graduated from Whitworth University with a B.A. in Theology.
During his prior career in horticulture, Tyler worked with people and plants through roles in human resources, operations management, and organic lavender farming. Tyler and his wife enjoy hiking, gardening, and cooking with their community in New Haven, Connecticut.