Staff in Theology and Religion

Professors, Readers, Senior Lecturers and Lecturers


Dr Katherine E Brown
Head of Department
Lecturer in Islamic Studies 

Professor Nicholas Adams
Chair in Philosophical Theology

Professor Allan Anderson
Professor of Mission and Pentecostal Studies

Professor Jocelyne Cesari
Professor of Religion and Politics 

Dr David Cheetham  
Head of School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion
Reader in Philosophical Theology

Dr Andrew Davies  
Reader in the Public Understanding of Religion

Professor Francis Davis
Professor of Religion, Communities and Public Policy

Dr Deryn Guest
Senior Lecturer in Biblical Hermeneutics

Professor Charlotte Hempel
Professor of 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 Jeremy Kidwell
Lecturer in Theological Ethics

Dr Grace Milton 
Research Fellow in Theology and Religion

Professor Candida Moss
Edward Cadbury Professor of Theology 

Professor Jorgen Nielsen 
Professor of Contemporary European Islam

Professor David Parker
Professor of Digital Philology 

Professor Stephen Pattison
Professor of Religion, Ethics and Practice

Professor Oliver Scharbrodt
Professor of Islamic Studies

Dr Yafa Shanneik
Lecturer in Islamic Studies

Professor David Thomas 
Professor of Christianity and Islam

Dr Richard Todd 
Lecturer in Islamic Studies

Dr Sophia Vasalou
Birmingham Fellow in Philosophical Theology 

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

Dr Paul Alexander
Research Fellow

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

Dr Alba Fedeli
Research Fellow, Institute for Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing

Dr William Lamb
Research Fellow, Institute for Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing

Dr Amy Myshrall
Research Fellow, Institute for Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing

Dr Georgi Parpulov
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 Heather Buckingham 
Honorary Research Fellow

Dr Ann Conway-Jones
Honorary Research Fellow

Dr Ian Draper
Honorary Research Fellow

Professor Ben Pink Dandelion
Honorary Professor of Quaker Studies

Dr Marius Felderhof
Honorary Senior Research Fellow

Dr Rhiannon Grant 
Honorary Lecturer in Modern Quaker Thought

Dr Elizabeth Harris
Honorary Senior Research Fellow

Dr Tanya Riches
Honorary Research Fellow

Dr Sigvard Von Sicard
Emeritus Senior Research Fellow

Professor R. S. Sugirtharajah
Emeritus Professor of Biblical Hermeneutics

Dr Sharada Sugirtharajah 
Honorary Senior Research Fellow

Dr John Usher
Honorary Research Fellow

Professor Werner Ustorf
Emeritus Professor of Mission

Michael Wilkinson
(Trinity Western University, Distance learning Instructor at Birmingham)

Professor Frances Young
Emerita Edward Cadbury Professor of Theology