Staff in Theology and Religion

Professors, Readers, Senior Lecturers and Lecturers

Dr Andrew Davies  
Head of Department
Reader in the Public Understanding of Religion


Professor Nicholas Adams
Chair in Philosophical Theology


Professor Allan Anderson
Professor of Mission and Pentecostal Studies


Dr Katherine E Brown
Lecturer in Islamic Studies (January 2016)


Professor Jocelyne Cesari
Professor of Religion and Politics 


Dr David Cheetham  
Reader in Philosophical Theology


Professor Francis Davis
Professor of Religion, Communities and Public Policy


Dr Mustafa Draper
Lecturer in Islam and Contemporary Religion


Dr Deryn Guest
Senior Lecturer in Biblical Hermeneutics


Dr Charlotte Hempel
Reader in Hebrew Bible and Second Temple Judaism


Dr Hugh Houghton
Reader in New Testament Textual Scholarship


Dr Haifaa Jawad
Senior Lecturer in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies


Dr Jagbir Jhutti-Johal 
Senior Lecturer in Sikh Studies


Dr Grace Milton 
Teaching Fellow in Theology and Religion


Professor Jorgen Nielsen 
Professor of Contemporary European Islam


Professor David Parker 
Edward Cadbury Professor of Theology


Professor Stephen Pattison
Professor of Religion, Ethics and Practice


Professor David Thomas 
Professor of Christianity and Islam


Dr Sophia Vasalou
Birmingham Fellow in Philosophical Theology (January 2016)


Dr Wolfgang Vondey 
Reader in Contemporary Christianity and Pentecostal Studies


Dr Karen Wenell
Lecturer in New Testament and Theology


Dr Isabel Wollaston 
Senior Lecturer in Jewish and Holocaust Studies


Research Fellows

Baroness Berridge of the Vale of Catmose
Senior Research Fellow. Principal Investigator, Commonwealth Initiative for the Freedom of Religion or Belief


Dr Josef Boehle 
Research Fellow in Globalisation, Religion and Politics


Dr Sophie Bremner 
Research Fellow, Megachurches and Social Engagement in London project


Dr Heather Buckingham 
Research Fellow, Megachurches and Social Engagement in London project


Dr John Chesworth
Research Officer Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History 1500-1900


Dr Sarah Dunlop 
Research Fellow, Megachurches and Social Engagement in London project


Dr Susan Griffith
Research Fellow, Institute for Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing


Harriet Hoffler
Research Fellow, Commonwealth Initiative on the Freedom of Religion or Belief


Dr Rachel Kevern
Research Fellow, Institute for Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing


Dr Rosalind MacLachlan
Research Fellow, Institute for Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing


Dr Catherine Smith
Research Fellow and Technical Officer, Institute for Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing


Associate, Emeritus and Honorary Staff

Dr Ann Conway-Jones
Honorary Research Fellow


Professor Ben Pink Dandelion
Honorary Professor of Quaker Studies


Dr Marius Felderhof
Honorary Senior Research Fellow


Revd. Dr Alison J Gray 
Honorary Fellow, Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion


Elizabeth Hingley
Honorary Research Fellow


Tanya Riches
Honorary Research Associate, Centre for Public Understanding of Religion


Dr Sigvard Von Sicard
Emeritus Senior Research Fellow


Professor Martin Stringer 
Professor of Liturgical and Congregational Studies


Professor R. S. Sugirtharajah
Emeritus Professor of Biblical Hermeneutics


Dr Sharada Sugirtharajah 
Honorary Senior Research Fellow


Professor Werner Ustorf
Emeritus Professor of Mission


Michael Wear
Honorary Research Fellow


Derek Willis
Honorary Research Fellow


Professor Frances Young
Emerita Edward Cadbury Professor of Theology