Arlene M. Sánchez Walsh, Ph.D., is associate professor of Latino church studies at Azusa Pacific University. As a Lilly Fellow in 2006, she began a project examining the influence of the prosperity gospel among Latino evangelicals. In addition, Sánchez Walsh is completing a book on multicultural evangelical youth culture, and commencing on a textbook for Columbia University Press’s “Religion in America” series entitled “Pentecostalism in America.” In 2005, professor Sánchez Walsh received the Hispanic Theological Initiative’s Book Award, for her first book, “Latino Pentecostal Identity: Evangelical Faith, Self and Society,” published by Columbia in 2003. Professor Sánchez Walsh is part of the Steering Committee for Pentecostal/Charismatic section of the American Academy of Religion.