Academic Staff

Members of academic staff working in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies.


Head of Department and Associate Dean


Deputy Head of Department

Ben Fulford 2014

Deputy Head of Department and Senior Lecturer in Systematic Theology

Chris Baker 2014

William Temple Professor of Religion and Public life

David Clough 2014

Professor of Theological Ethics

Matthew Collins 2013

Senior Lecturer in Hebrew Bible and Second Temple Judaism

Dr Wendy Dossett 2016

Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies


Senior Lecturer in New Testament Theology


Indology and South Asian Religions

Elaine Graham 2013

Grosvenor Research Professor of Practical Theology

Dr Jessica Keady

Researcher in Biblical Studies and Gender

Steve Knowles 2013

Senior Lecturer in Religion and Popular Culture

Dawn Llewellyn 2014

Senior Lecturer in Christian Studies and Deputy Director, Institute of Gender Studies

Paul Middleton 2013

Senior Lecturer in New Testament and Early Christianity

Prof Oliver Scharbrodt - new

Director of Chester Centre for Islamic Studies

Alana Vincent 2014

Senior Lecturer in Jewish Studies/Academic Advisor to Partnerships

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Executive Dean of Humanities