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Staff

Academic Staff

NameTitle
Professor Lewis AyresProfessor of Catholic & Historical Theology
Dr Krastu BanevAssociate Professor of Byzantine and Orthodox Theology
Professor John BarclayLightfoot Professor of Divinity
Revd Stephanie BuretteSolway Fellow
Dr Frances ClemsonLecturer in Theology and Ministry
Professor Christopher C. H. CookProfessor
Professor Douglas James DaviesProfessor
Prof Maggi DawnProfessor
Dr Jan DochhornAssociate Professor of New Testament
Dr Jessica EastwoodTeaching Fellow
Dr Kimberley A. FowlerNew Testament Lecturer
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
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 Jonathan Miles-WatsonAssociate Professor of the Anthropology of Religion
Professor Walter MoberlyProfessor
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 Sitna QuirozAssistant Professor in the Study of Religion
Dr Anna RowlandsSt Hilda Associate Professor of Catholic Social Thought & Practice
Professor Alec RyrieProfessor
Canon Professor Michael SnapeMichael Ramsey Professor of Anglican Studies
Professor Robert SongProfessor
Dr Rik Van NieuwenhoveAssociate Professor 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

NameTitle
Dr Sarah BarthelemyPostdoctoral Research Associate: Centre for Catholic Studies (01.10.21)021
Dr Cormac BegadonAssistant Professor (Research): Sepulchrine Fellow in the History of Catholicism
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 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 Eve ParkerPostdoctoral Research Associate in Theological Education
Revd Dr Peter PhillipsResearch Fellow in Digital Theology
Dr Adam PowellCOFUND Junior Research Fellow
Revd Dr Brian PowersAssistant Professor (Research) Vann Fellow in Christianity and the Armed Forces
Dr Catherine M. SextonPostdoctoral Research Associate: Centre for Catholic Studies
Dr Liam Peter TemplePostdoctoral Research Associate: Capuchin Fellow in the History of Catholicism

Honorary Fellows

NameTitle
Professor Jeff AstleyHonorary Professor
(1 Oct 2021 - 30 Sept 2024)
Dr Stephen BartonHonorary Fellow
(01 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 Jonathan BushCataloguer
(Ushaw College)
Prof Hilary GraingerHonorary Professor
(01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2023)
Dr Charlotte HardmanHonorary Fellow
(1 Oct 2019 - 30 Sept 2022)
Prof John MccaffertyHonorary Fellow
(01 Feb 2021 - 31 Jan 2024)
Dr Caitriona McCartneyHonorary Fellow
(23 Sept 2021 - 22 Sept 2024)
Dr Anne OverellHonorary Research Fellow
(1 Apr 2014 - 31 Mar 2023)
Dr Sanjee PereraHonorary Fellow
(18 June 2021 - 12 Sept 2024)
Professor Michael QuestierHonorary Professorial Fellow in the History of Catholicism
(01 June 2020 - 31 May 2023)
Prof Ilaria RamelliHonorary Fellow
(24 July 2019 - 23 July 2022)
Dr Susan RoyalHonorary Fellow
(1 Sept 2021 - 31 Aug 2024)

Module Convenors

NameTitle
Professor Anthony BashHonorary Fellow / Professor
(1 Sept 2021 - 31 Aug 2024)
Dr Stuart FoyleModule Convenor
Mrs Jamie Lee HowardModule Convenor
Dr Gregory Alexander RyanModule Convenor and Assistant Professor (Research) of Ecclesiology and Receptive Ecumenism (CCS)

Administrative staff

Miss Susan Bates Department Manager theo.manager@durham.ac.uk
Miss Amy Clarke Learning & Teaching Administrator theo.taught@durham.ac.uk
Mrs Helen Louise Ferguson Learning & Teaching Assistant Manager theo.ltmanager@durham.ac.uk
Mr Tim Guinan Development Executive (Centre for Catholic Studies) tim.guinan@durham.ac.uk
Ms Christine Hamilton Learning & Teaching Administrator theo.taught@durham.ac.uk
Dr Jane Lidstone Centre for Catholic Studies Administrative Assistant jane.lidstone@durham.ac.uk
Mrs Theresa Phillips Centre for Catholic Studies Administrator theresa.phillips@durham.ac.uk
Mrs Susan Tait Postgraduate Research Co-ordinator – Postgraduate Research Admissions Enquiries / Student Support theo.pgresearchadmissions@durham.ac.uk
Mrs Claire Williams Operations Administrator theo.opsadmin@durham.ac.uk
Ms Yvonne Williams Religious Life Vitality Research Project Co-ordinator – Centre for Catholic Studies yvonne.williams@durham.ac.uk

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 2012 - 30 Sept 2021)

  • Professor Eamon Duffy as Honorary Professor (1 Oct 2011 - 30 Sept 2021)

  • Dr Brendan Geary as Honorary Fellow (1 Oct 2015 - 30 Sept 2021)

  • 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 2018 - 31 Aug 2021)

  • Baroness Sheila Hollins as Honorary Professor (1 Apr 2012 - 30 Sept 2021)

  • Dr Paul Jones as Honorary Fellow (20 Nov 2019 - 19 May 2020)

  • 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 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2021)

  • Dr Elizabeth Phillips as Honorary Fellow (1 Sept 2018 - 31 Aug 2021)

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

  • Dr Gemma Simmonds as Honorary Fellow (1 Oct 2015 - 30 Sept 2021)

  • Dr Catherine Sexton as Honorary Fellow (1 Sept 2018 - 31 Aug 2021)

  • Mr Anthony Spencer as Honorary Fellow (1 Oct 2018 - 30 Sept 2021)

  • Professor Maurice Whitehead as Honorary Professor (1 Sept 2018 - 31 Aug 2021)

  • Professor Myriam Wijlens as Honorary Professor (1 Oct 2012 - 30 Sept 2021)

  • Dr Emma Wilson as Honorary Fellow (1 Oct 2015 - 30 Sept 2021)

  • Dr Jonathan Wright as Honorary Fellow (1 Sept 2018 - 31 Aug 2021)

  • Dr Augusto Zampini Davies as Honorary Fellow (1 Oct 2018 - 30 Sept 2021)

  • Revd Professor Hans Zollner as Honorary Professor (1 Oct 2015 - 30 Sept 2021)

Teaching Assistant

NameTitle
Mr Caleb DayPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Mr. Christopher De-stigterPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Mr. Colin DonnellyPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Mr. Gary EabornPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Mr. Felix GranderathPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Mr Adam GyePhD student & Teaching Assistant
Rev. Peter HannahPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Mr Seth HartPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Mr Brandon HurlbertPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Ms. Jennifer KnoxPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Miss Joelle LucasPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Ms. Hannah MalcolmPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Dr Justin Alexandru MihocPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Mr. John MorrisPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Mr Gael PardoenIntegrated PhD student & Teaching Assistant
Miss Georgina RobinsonPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Mr Alex RowePhD student & Teaching Assistant
Mr John StaynePhD student & Teaching Assistant
Ms Florence TaylorPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Rev. Trevor TibbertsmaPhD student & Teaching Assistant
Mr Ricky WhitefieldPhD student & Teaching Assistant

Research Student

NameTitle
Revd Robert AmessDThM Student
Mr Kevin AntlitzPhD Student
Mr Kirby ApplegatePhD Student
Miss Vivian AsimosPhD Student
Ms Avril BaigentPhD Student & Research Assistant
Mr Gregory BaileyPhD student
Mr Rory BalfourPhD student
Mr Igor BaumannPhD Student
Mr Nicolas Jacques BaumgartnerResearch Student
Ms. Rachel BedekIntegrated PhD student
Mr Bruce BenedictDThM student
Revd Christopher James BenekPhD Student
Revd Dominic BlackDThM Student
Miss Anna BlackmanPhD Student & Research Assistant
Mr. Jason BorgesPhD student
Dr Sergio BrancoMA student
Revd Thomas BrandPhD Student
Mr Adrian BrooksPhD Student
Revd Daniel BrownDThM student
Revd Andrew CarterPhD Student
Miss Chi Yee ChanPhD student
Mr John ChapmanPhD student
Mr Stephen CheungMA Student
Mr. John CogginPhD student
Mr Benjamin ColemanPhD student
Mr Vasile CondreaPhD Student
Mrs Margaret CoolingPhD Student
Ms Sarah Frances DaviesPhD Student
Revd Rachel DeighDThM student
Rev. Eric DirksenDThM student
Revd Andrew DowniePhD Student
Ms Emily DunnPhD Student
Mr John Chares Dickey DyerPhD student
Miss Imogen EddlestonPhD student
Revd Timothy Peter EdgeDThM Student
Ms Deborah EdirisinghePhD student
Mrs Jane Elizabeth EdwardsPhD Student
Mr Elraheb ElMacari IbrahimPhD student
Revd Timothy EscottPhD 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
Revd Paulette GowerDThM Student
Mr Andrew GraystonePhD Student
Rev. James HalsteadDThM student
Mr. William HartleyPhD student
Revd Kayla HarwardPhD student
Mr Charles C. Helmer IVPhD 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
Revd Carole IrwinPhD Student
Mr Luke IrwinIntegrated PhD student
Susan [Scholastica] JacobPhD student
The Reverend Dr Robert Mark Jaggs-FowlerPhD Student
Revd Alan JeansPhD student
Mr Aaron JeffreyPhD Student
Mr Ross JesmontPhD Student
Mr Joshua JonesDThM student
Mr Timothee JosetPhD Student
Revd UnChan JungPhD Student
Mr Gabriel KalcheimPhD Student
Revd Liam KellyMLitt student
Revd Hyung-tae KimPhD student
Revd Dr Andrew KinseyDThM student
Mr Alexander KirkPhD Student
Mrs Helen KnightMA student
Rev. Rhona KnightPhD student
Revd Kjetil KringlebottenPhD student
Ms Myka LahaiePhD Student
Revd John LeachPhD Student
Jenny LeighPhD Student & Research Assistant
Revd Simon LeighDThM student
Ms Rebecca LeongPhD Student
Revd Stephen John LindridgeDThM Student
Revd Richard LodgeDThM student
Mr Gerald LofquistPhD 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
Rev. Anita MatthewsPhD student (TEI)
Revd Jane MaycockDThM student
Revd Lynn McChleryPhD Student
Mrs Joanne M. McKenziePhD Student
Mr. Brendan McMullanPhD student
Mr Timothy MillerDThM student
Mrs. Sarah Millican-JonesDThM student
Mr Joshua MobleyPhD Student
Mr John MoonPhD Student
Mr Andrew MossPhD 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 Jesse PetersonPhD Student
Mr Andrew PhillipsIntegrated PhD student
Mr Andrew PickeringPhD Student
Mr David PodburyDThM student
Mr Charles RenniePhD student
Mrs Jennifer RileyPhD Student
Miss Michaila RobertsDThM student
Ms Kelsie RodenbikerPhD Student, Research Assistant & PG Research students Representative
Mr Richard Rohlfing-Jr.PhD Student
Mr. Ricardo SaludoDThM student
Mr Arman SaroyanPhD Student
Dr Harriet ShannonPhD Student
Fr Thomas SharpPhD student
Revd Elizabeth Ann ShippPhD student
Revd Richard SmithPhD student
Mr Edward R. SmythDThM student
Mr Isaac SoonPhD student
Mr Nikolaos SouvlakisPhD Student
Mr David SteellDThM Student
Mrs Katie StockDThM student
Dr David StocksPhD Student
Mr Daniel Ryan StreettPhD student
Mr Mark SturgeDThM student
Rev. Barkley ThompsonDThM student
Revd Nicholas ToddMA student
Mr Nicholas Ronald Edwin ToselandPhD Student
Dr. Tai TsoiDThM student
Revd David TudorPhD Student
Ms Jennifer Susan UzzellPhD Student
Mr Timothy WallPhD student
Mr John WallaceDThM Student
Ms Catherine Wallis-hughesPhD student
Mr Mark WhalanPhD student
Mr John WigfieldDThM student
Dr Shawn WilhitePhD student
Mr Matthew WilliamsPhD Student
Mrs Claire WilliamsPhD student (TEI)
Revd Paul WittsDThM Student
Mr. Timothy WrightPhD student (TEI)
Revd Dan YorkPhD student
Mr Bruno ZazoPhD Student
Ms. Yurong ZhaoIntegrated PhD student