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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
Dr Frances ClemsonLecturer in Theology and Ministry
Professor Douglas J DaviesProfessor
Prof Maggi DawnProfessor
Dr Jan DochhornAssociate Professor of New Testament
Dr Jessica EastwoodTeaching Fellow & Schools Liaison Administrative Officer
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
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
Mrs Joanne M. McKenzieLecturer in Theology and Ministry
Professor Jonathan Miles-WatsonProfessor 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 Adam PowellLecturer in Medical Humanities
Dr Sitna QuirozAssistant Professor in the Study of Religion
Professor 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
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 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 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
Dr Catherine M. SextonPostdoctoral Research Associate: Centre for Catholic Studies
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)
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)
Dr Jonas KurlbergHonorary Fellow (01 Sept 2021 - 30 Aug 2024)
Dr Caitriona McCartneyHonorary Fellow
(23 Sept 2021 - 22 Sept 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)
Dr Susan RoyalHonorary Fellow
(1 Sept 2021 - 31 Aug 2024)

Module Convenors

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
Mrs Jean Coverdale Operations Administrator
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
Miss Catherine Smith Postgraduate Research Co-ordinator – Postgraduate Research Admissions Enquiries / Student Support



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 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
Ms. Jennifer KnoxPhD 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
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

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
Revd Dominic BlackDThM 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 Stephen CheungMA Student
Mr. John CogginPhD student
Mr Benjamin ColemanPhD 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
Dr Eilish GregoryPostdoctoral Research Associate
Rev. James HalsteadDThM 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
Revd Carole IrwinPhD 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
Revd Dr Andrew KinseyDThM student
Mr Alexander KirkPhD Student
Mrs Helen KnightMA student
Rev. Rhona KnightPhD 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
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
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 Mark SturgeDThM student
Revd Nicholas ToddMA student
Dr. Tai TsoiDThM student
Revd David TudorPhD Student
Ms Jennifer Susan UzzellPhD Student
Mr Timothy WallPhD student
Ms Catherine Wallis-hughesPhD student
Mr Mark WhalanPhD student
Ricky WhitefieldJunior Research Fellow
Mr John WigfieldDThM student
Dr Shawn WilhitePhD student
Mrs Claire WilliamsPhD student (TEI)
Mr. Timothy WrightPhD student (TEI)
Revd Dan YorkPhD student
Mr Bruno ZazoPhD Student
Ms. Yurong ZhaoIntegrated PhD student