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Key Contacts

Position Name Room Ext Email address
Head of School Professor Beth Lord CB104 2367
Head of Divinity Professor Paul Nimmo KCF12 3120
Head of Art History Dr Joanne Anderson CB406 2619
Head of History Dr Ben Marsden CA204 2637
Head of Philosophy Dr Ulrich Stegmann CB504 3679
School Director of Education Dr Kenneth Jeffrey KCF2 4276
School Director of Research Professor Jesper Kallestrup CB506 3197
School Director of Postgraduate Research Professor Phil Ziegler KCF17 2378
School Administration Manager Mrs Kate Smith CB105 3158

Art History

Name Position Room Ext Email address
Dr Joanne Anderson  Reader in Art History, Head of Discipline for Art History CB406 2619
Dr Hans Hones Lecturer CB204 2411
Dr Karl Kinsella Lecturer CB201 2946
Dr Catriona McAra Lecturer CB403 2561 
Dr Helen Pierce Senior Lecturer CB401 2621


Research Assistant

Jessica Campbell Research Assistant


Honorary Fellows

Name Position Email address
Sandra Cardarelli Honorary Fellow
Simon Constantine Honorary Fellow


Name Position Room Ext Email address
Professor John Behr Regius Chair in Humanity KCF1 3142
Dr Tomas Bokedal Lecturer (part-time) KCT1
Professor Brian Brock Professor KCF20 2391
Professor David Clough Chair in Theology and Applied Sciences KCS2 2857
Dr Katie Cross Lecturer KCS14 3056
Dr Marie-Luise Ehrenschwendtner Lecturer in Medieval Church History CA210 3110
Dr Edward Epsen Lord Gifford Research Fellow KCG18 3140
Dr Eilidh Galbraith Research Fellow
Dr Nathaniel Greene Lecturer KCS6 2365
Professor Tom Greggs Marischal Chair of Divinity KCF10 2388
Dr Robert Heimburger Research Fellow in Theological Ethics KCF23 3195
Dr J Thomas Hewitt Lecturer in Early Judaism and Christian Origins KCG19 2629
Dr Katherine Hockey Lecturer in New Testament KCS12 2304
Dr Kenneth Jeffrey Senior Lecturer in Church History KCF2 4276
Professor Grant Macaskill Kirby Laing Chair of New Testament KCF3 3039
Dr Samantha Newington Senior Lecturer KCG17 2274
Professor Paul T Nimmo King's Chair of Systematic Theology and Head of Discipline for Divinity KCF12 3120
Dr Daniel Pedersen Research Fellow in Systematics KCF27 2698
Dr Emma Percy Senior Lecturer KCF27 2698
Dr Jennifer Riley Research Fellow
Professor Joachim Schaper Established Chair of Hebrew and Semitic Languages KCF16 2840
Professor Robert Segal Sixth Century Chair in Religious Studies KCF15 3990
Professor John Swinton Professor KCF18 3224
Dr Leon van Ommen Senior Lecturer KCF19 2382
Ms Nicola Whyte Research Fellow KCF26 2379
Dr Jakub Zbrzezny Lecturer KCF11 2385
Professor Philip Ziegler Chair in Christian Dogmatics KCF17 2378


Honorary Lecturer

Name Position Room Ext Email address
Dr Amy Orr-Ewing Honorary Lecturer N/A N/A


Name Position Room Ext Email address
Dr Richard Anderson Lecturer CA108 2460
Dr Jackson Armstrong                                 Senior Lecturer CA206     2456
Dr Brad Bow Lecturer HMA3/CAG11 4243/4342
Professor Michael Brown Chair in Irish, Scottish & Enlightenment History CA110 2472
Dr Hannah Burrows Senior Lecturer CA102 2739
Dr Anne Caldwell Teaching Fellow CA214 2297
Dr Alessandra Cecolin Lecturer CA205 2348
Dr Andrew Dilley Senior Lecturer CA105 3884
Dr Marie-Luise Ehrenschwendtner Lecturer in Church History CA210 3110
Professor Karin Friedrich Chair in Early Modern History CA207 2451
Professor Robert Frost Burnett-Fletcher Chair in History CA112 2453
Professor Marjory Harper Professor of History CA211 4473
Dr William Hepburn Historical Research Fellow CA216 3608
Professor Tony Heywood Professor CA104 2640
Dr Alastair Macdonald Senior Lecturer CA103 3927
Dr Laura Mair Lecturer CA203 2219
Dr Ben Marsden Senior Lecturer in the History of Science, Head of Discipline for History CA204 2637
Dr Heidi Mehrkens Lecturer CA111 2466
Professor William Naphy Professor CA109 3928
Professor Ralph O'Connor Professor in the Literature & Culture of Britain, Ireland and Iceland CA215 2467
Dr Frederik Pedersen Senior Lecturer CAG04 2464
Dr Owen Walsh Lecturer CAG09 2798
Professor Thomas Weber Professor of History and International Affairs CAG03 3539

Honorary Fellow

Name Position Email address

 Dr Owen Logan

Honorary Fellow
Dr Wilhelmus Peters Honorary Fellow


Name Position Room Ext Email address
Professor Michael Beaney Regius Chair of Logic CB405 2812
Professor Vikki Entwistle Professor
Dr Michele Giavazzi Lecturer CB402 2807
Dr Sandro Guli Teaching Fellow CB301 2372
Dr Gerry Hough                                           Senior Lecturer CB503 2375  
Professor Jesper Kallestrup Chair in Philosophy CB506 3197
Ms Sophie Lauwers Teaching Fellow OBG3
Professor Beth Lord    Chair in Philosophy, Head of School CB104 2367
Dr Federico Luzzi Senior Lecturer CB301 2372
Dr Luca Moretti Reader CB502 2913
Dr Ulrich Stegmann Reader, Head of Discipline for Philosophy CB504 3679
Dr Paula Sweeney Senior Lecturer CB402 2357
Mr Joshua Thorpe Research Fellow CB505 2374
Dr Stephan Torre Senior Lecturer CB501 2769


School Administration

Name Position Room Ext Email address
Farida Ali                                                                              School Administrator (Postgraduate Programme Administrator) CB404 2199 (current students)

Laura Bowie School Administrator (Teaching & Learning) CBLG01 3781
Kathleen Brebner School Administration Coordinator (Art History & PA to Head of School) CB103 3733
Gillian Brown School Administration Assistant (PG Support) CB001 2454
Rebecca Coroon School Administration Assistant (Divinity) CB001 3986
Barbara McGillivray School Administration Assistant (History) CB404 2199
Joshua Milne School Administration Assistant (Research & Media) CBLG01 3192
Dr Joel Pierce CMS Administrator KCS7 2138
Joanne Saripanidis School Administration Assistant (Philosophy) CB001 2366
Kate Smith School Administration Manager        CB105 3158