Lisa Anderson-Umaña
Cross-Cultural Studies; Qualitative Research

Lisa Anderson-Umaña has served as a missionary with Latin America Mission (currently called United World Mission) for 36 years living in Mexico City, Honduras, El Salvador, and Costa Rica and traveling throughout the cities of Latin America. She presently resides in Honduras with her husband, Alfredo Umaña, both children currently attend Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. Her work in Christian Camping International has entailed developing teams of instructors in ten different countries of Latin America who are dedicated to training camp and church leaders how to be counselors, program directors, and Bible study curriculum writers. Currently, she is focused on forming a multicultural team of writers/editors to create new camping materials for the CCI members in Latin America.


  • B.S., Penn State University, 1982

  • M.A., Wheaton College Graduate School, 1993

  • Ph.D. Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 2015