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Academic Staff

Professor Lewis AyresProfessor of Catholic & Historical Theology
Dr Krastu BanevAssociate Professor of Byzantine and Orthodox Theology
Professor John BarclayLightfoot Professor of Divinity
Rev'd Dr Stephanie BuretteSolway Fellow
Professor Douglas J DaviesProfessor
Prof Maggi DawnProfessor
Dr Jan DochhornAssociate Professor of New Testament
Dr Jessica EastwoodTeaching Fellow & Schools Liaison Administrative Officer
Dr Carmody GreyAssistant Professor of Catholic Theology
Professor Mathew GuestProfessor in the Sociology of Religion and Head of Department
Dr Jane HeathAssociate Professor
Professor Mike HigtonProfessor
Dr Brandon HurlbertLecturer in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament
Professor Christopher InsoleProfessor of Philosophical Theology and Ethics
Prof. David JanzenProfessor of Hebrew Bible / Old Testament
Professor Karen E. KilbyBede Professor of Catholic Theology
Professor Gerard LoughlinProfessor
Dr Guillermo Martin-SaizLecturer
Mrs Joanne M. McKenzieLecturer in Theology and Ministry
Professor Jonathan Miles-WatsonProfessor of the Anthropology of Religion
Professor Paul D. MurrayProfessor of Systematic Theology
Professor Simon OliverVan Mildert Professor of Divinity
Dr Marcus PoundAssociate Professor of Theology & Assistant Director of the Centre for Catholic Studies
Dr Adam PowellLecturer in Medical Humanities
Dr Sitna QuirozAssistant Professor in the Study of Religion
Professor Anna RowlandsSt Hilda Professor of Catholic Social Thought & Practice
Dr Gregory Alexander RyanAssistant Professor (Teaching) of Ecclesiology and Receptive Ecumenism (CCS)
Professor Alec RyrieProfessor
Canon Professor Michael SnapeMichael Ramsey Professor of Anglican Studies
Professor Robert SongProfessor
Prof. Rik Van NieuwenhoveProfessor of Medieval Thought
Dr Medi VolpeAssistant Professor of Theology & Ethics
Professor Peter WardProfessor of Practical Theology
Professor Francis WatsonProfessor
Professor Stuart WeeksProfessor of Old Testament and Hebrew
Revd Professor David WilkinsonProfessor and Principal of St. John's College

Research Staff

Dr Sarah BarthélemyCatherine de Francheville Fellow in the History of Catholicism - Centre for Catholic Studies
Dr Victoria BiggsLa Retraite Assistant Professor
Dr Brian CaseyFMDM Fellow in the History of Catholicism - Centre for Catholic Studies
Dr William Billy CrozierLeverhulme Early Career Fellow
Dr Eilish GregoryPostdoctoral Research Associate
Dr Patricia JonesDr
Dr James KellySweeting Associate Professor (Research) in the History of Catholicism
Dr Patrick McGheeLeverhulme Early Career Fellow
Dr John O'BrienAssociate Professor (Research), Centre for Catholic Studies
Dr Elizabeth PowellAssistant Professor (Research): La Retraite Fellow in Theology and Spirituality (CCS)
Revd Dr Brian PowersAssistant Professor (Research) Vann Fellow in Christianity and the Armed Forces and Executive Director of the International Centre for Moral Injury
Dr Catherine M. SextonPostdoctoral Research Associate: Centre for Catholic Studies
Dr Selina StonePostdoctoral Research Associate in Theological Education
Dr Liam TemplePostdoctoral Research Associate: Capuchin Fellow in the History of Catholicism

Honorary Fellows

Professor Jeff AstleyHonorary Professor
(1 Oct 2021 - 30 Sept 2024)
Dr Stephen BartonHonorary Fellow
(01 Sept 2021 - 31 Aug 2024)
Professor Anthony BashHonorary Fellow / Professor
(1 Sept 2021 - 31 Aug 2024)
Dr Dorothea BertschmannHonorary Fellow
(1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2023)
Dr Jeremy BonnerHonorary Fellow
(1 Sept 2021 - 31 Aug 2024)
Dr Gillian BoughtonHonorary Fellow
(1 Sept 2021 - 31 Aug 2024)
Dr Richard BriggsHonorary Research Fellow in Old Testament (01 Sept 2021 - 30 Aug 2024)
Dr Lydia BrownHonorary Fellow
(1 Dec 2022 - 30 Nov 2025)
Dr Jonathan BushCataloguer
(Ushaw College)
Dr Hannah CleughHonorary Fellow
(1 Dec 2022 - 30 Nov 2025)
Prof Hilary GraingerHonorary Professor
(01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2023)
Dr Charlotte HardmanHonorary Fellow
(1 Oct 2022 - 30 Sept 2025)
Mr Tom HollandHonorary Fellow
(1 Dec 2022 - 30 Nov 2025)
Dr Jonas KurlbergHonorary Fellow (01 Sept 2021 - 30 Aug 2024)
Prof Timothy MallardHonorary Fellow
(1 Dec 2022 - 30 Nov 2025)
Dr Caitriona McCartneyHonorary Fellow
(23 Sept 2021 - 22 Sept 2024)
The Rev Dr Matthew OlverHonorary Fellow (1 Mar 2023 - 29 Feb 2024)
Dr Anne OverellHonorary Research Fellow
(1 Apr 2014 - 31 Mar 2023)
Professor Michael QuestierHonorary Professorial Fellow in the History of Catholicism
(01 June 2020 - 31 May 2023)
Ven Stephen RobbinsHonorary Fellow
(1 Dec 2022 - 30 Nov 2025)
Dr Susan RoyalHonorary Fellow
(1 Sept 2021 - 31 Aug 2024)
Rev Stephen SpencerHonorary Fellow
(1 Dec 2022 - 30 Nov 2025)
Rev Andrew TottenHonorary Fellow
(1 Dec 2022 - 30 Nov 2025)

Module Convenors

Dr Stuart FoyleModule Convenor

Administrative staff

Miss Susan Bates Department Manager
Mrs Jean Coverdale Operations Administrator
Ms Kimberley Forster Learning and Teaching Co-ordinator

Mr Tim Guinan Development Executive (Centre for Catholic Studies)
Ms Christine Hamilton Learning & Teaching Administrator
Miss Sarah Lane Learning and Teaching Assistant Manager
Dr Jane Lidstone Administrator for the International Centre for Moral Injury
Mrs Theresa Phillips Centre for Catholic Studies Administrator
Mrs Claire Williams Learning & Teaching  Administrator
Ms Yvonne Williams Boundary Breaking Project Co-ordinator – Centre for Catholic Studies

Other Honorary and Visiting Titles

  • Revd Dr Paul Avis as Honorary Professor (1 Jan 2021 - 30 Sept 2021)

  • Professor Celia Deane-Drummond as Honorary Professor (1 Oct 2021 - 30 Sept 2024)

  • Professor Eamon Duffy as Honorary Professor (1 Oct 2021 - 30 Sept 2024)

  • Dr Brendan Geary as Honorary Fellow (1 Oct 2021 - 30 Sept 2024)

  • Dr Paula Gooder as Honorary Fellow (1 Dec 2018 - 31 Nov 2021)

  • Professor Hilary Grainger as Honorary Professor (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2023)

  • Professor Johannes Hoff as Honorary Professor (1 Sept 2021 - 31 Aug 2024)

  • Baroness Sheila Hollins as Honorary Professor (1 Oct 2021 - 30 Sept 2024)

  • Dr Paul Jones as  Visiting Honorary Fellow (20 Nov 2019 - 19 Nov 2022)

  • Prof John McCafferty as Honorary Professor in the History of Catholicism (1 Feb 2021 - 31 Dec 2024)

  • Dr Wendy Elizabeth North as Honorary Fellow (1 Oct 2021 - 31 Sept 2024)

  • Dr Elizabeth Phillips as Honorary Fellow (1 Sept 2021 - 31 Aug 2024)

  • Professor John F.A. Sawyer as Honorary Professor (23 Nov 2018 - 22 Nov 2021)

  • Dr Gemma Simmonds as Honorary Fellow (1 Oct 2021- 30 Sept 2024)

  • Dr Catherine Sexton as Honorary Fellow (1 Sept 2021 - 31 Aug 2024)

  • Professor Maurice Whitehead as Honorary Professor (1 Sept 2021 - 31 Aug 2024)

  • Professor Myriam Wijlens as Honorary Professor (1 Oct 2021 - 30 Sept 2024)

  • Dr Jonathan Wright as Honorary Fellow (1 Sept 2021 - 31 Aug 2024)

  • Dr Augusto Zampini Davies as Honorary Fellow (1 Oct 2021 - 30 Sept 2024)

  • Revd Professor Hans Zollner as Honorary Professor (1 Oct 2021 - 30 Sept 2024)

Teaching Assistant

Mr. Colin DonnellyPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Mr. Gary EabornPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Miss Louise-aurore Ebongue-bonnyTeaching Assistant
Mr Adam GyePhD student & Teaching Assistant
Mr Alexander KirkPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Ms. Jennifer KnoxPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Ms Rebecca LeongPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Miss Joelle LucasPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Ms. Hannah MalcolmPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Revd Dr Justin Alexandru MihocPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Mr. John MorrisPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Mr Gael PardoenIntegrated PhD student & Teaching Assistant
Rev Daniel ParkinsonTeaching Assistant
Mr Thomas PiolataTeaching Assistant
Miss Imogen RidleyTeaching Assistant
Miss Georgina RobinsonPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Mr Michael SimantsTeaching Assistant
Mr John StaynePhD student & Teaching Assistant
Ricky WhitefieldTeaching Assistant

Research Student

Mr Kirby ApplegatePhD Student
Ms Avril BaigentPhD Student & Research Assistant
Mr Gregory BaileyPhD student
Mr Rory BalfourPhD student
Mr Igor BaumannPhD Student
Mr Bruce BenedictDThM student
Revd Christopher James BenekPhD Student
Miss Anna BlackmanPhD Student & Research Assistant
Mr. Jason BorgesPhD student
Dr Sergio BrancoMA student
Mr Adrian BrooksPhD Student
Revd Daniel BrownDThM student
Revd Andrew CarterPhD Student
Miss Chi Yee ChanPhD student
Mr. John CogginPhD student
Revd Rachel DeighDThM student
Rev. Eric DirksenDThM student
Revd Andrew DowniePhD Student
Ms Emily DunnPhD Student
Ms Deborah EdirisinghePhD student
Mrs Jane Elizabeth EdwardsPhD Student
Mr Elraheb ElMacari IbrahimPhD student
Revd Luke FosterPhD student
Ms Michele Stopera FreyhaufPhD Student & Research Assistant
Ms Meron GebreananayePhD student
Revd Dean GjorcheskiPhD Student
Mr Nathanael GohIntegrated PhD Student
Rev'd Dr Kathryn GoldsmithPhD student
Mr Alexander Francis John GoochPhD student
Mr Charles GottshallPhD Student
Mr Andrew GraystonePhD Student
Rev. James HalsteadDThM student
Mr Seth HartPhD Student
Mr. William HartleyPhD student
Revd Kayla HarwardPhD student
Mrs. Katherine HendricksonPhD student
Mr Dragos HerescuPhD student
Mr Philip HobdayPhD Student
Revd Susan HopeDThM student
Mr David HorsfallPhD student
Revd Brian HughesPhD student
Miss Yasmin Ilkhani
The Reverend Dr Robert Mark Jaggs-FowlerPhD Student
Revd Alan JeansPhD student
Mr Aaron JeffreyPhD Student
Mr Joshua JonesDThM student
Revd Dr Andrew KinseyDThM student
Mrs Helen KnightMA student
Rev. Rhona KnightPhD student
Revd John LeachPhD Student
Jenny LeighPhD Student & Research Assistant
Revd Simon LeighDThM student
Revd Richard LodgeDThM student
Ms Jennifer LoopDThM student
Mrs Cara LovellDThM student
Miss Jean LuahPhD student
Mrs Hanna LucasPhD Student
Mr. Yehuda MansellPhD student (VST)
Miss Claire MarslandPhD Student
Revd Jane MaycockDThM student
Mr. Brendan McMullanPhD student
Mr Timothy MillerDThM student
Mrs. Sarah Millican-JonesDThM student
Mr John MoonPhD Student
Mr Richard MoyDThM Student
Mrs. Amanda MurjanPhD student
Miss Lucinda MurphyPhD Student
Revd Christopher MyersPhD Student
Mr Bradley MyersPhD student
Ms Rebecca NealePhD Student
Mr Michael NewtonPhD student
Revd Emma Louise ParkerPhD student
Ms Ruth Helen PerrinPhD student
Mr. John PerrineDThM student
Mr Ivor PerryPhD Student
Mr Charles RenniePhD student
Miss Michaila RobertsDThM student
Mr. Ricardo SaludoDThM student
Mr Arman SaroyanPhD Student
Dr Harriet ShannonPhD Student
Revd Richard SmithPhD student
Mr Edward R. SmythDThM student
Mr David SteellDThM Student
Mrs Katie StockDThM student
Dr David StocksPhD Student
Mr Mark SturgeDThM student
Revd Nicholas ToddMA student
Dr. Tai TsoiDThM student
Ms Jennifer Susan UzzellPhD Student
Mr Timothy WallPhD student
Ms Catherine Wallis-hughesPhD student
Mr Mark WhalanPhD student
Mr John WigfieldDThM student
Mrs Claire WilliamsPhD student (TEI)
Mr. Timothy WrightPhD student (TEI)
Revd Dan YorkPhD student
Mr Bruno ZazoPhD Student
Ms. Yurong ZhaoIntegrated PhD student