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About our Research Supervisors


ABEBE, Tatek

ACCAD, Martin






Prof Mario Aguilar

Professor of Religion and Politics, St Andrews University (UK) Director, Centre for the Study of Religion and Politics (CSRP)

Rev'd Kyo Seong Ahn

Assistant Professor, Historical Theology, Presbyterian College and Theological Seminary, Seoul

Dr. James Alexander

Consultant - Organization, Management, Community Development; Development Associates International, Denver, CO, USA

ALLABY, Martin


ALLEN, Richard

Dr. Dibyesh Anand

Reader (Associate Professor) in International Relations, Department of Politics and IR, University of Westminster

Dr Gerald Anderson

Director Emeritus of Overseas Ministries, New Haven, CT

Dr. Andreas Andreopoulos

Lecturer in Christian Theology, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Wales, Lampeter

Prof C Armerding

Fellow of OCMS

Rev'd Professor Carl Armerding


Dr Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu

Member, Council of Trustees (2016-2019), Regional Representative for Africa

Prof Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu

Lecturer - Trinity Theological Seminary, Legon




Dr. John Azumah

Director for Centre of Islamic Studies, London School of Theology

BAER, David


BALES, Kevin

Rev'd Prof P Ballard

Emeritus Professor in Religious and Theological Studies, Cardiff University


BARUA, Ankur



Mark Beaumont

MA (Edinburgh), BD (London), PhD (Open University)

Dr. Antony Beckham

Professor, Trinity International University, Chicago, IL

Dr. Steve Beebe

Regents Professor and Chair, Department of Communication Studies, Texas State University-San Marcos

Dr Marina Ngursangzeli Behera

Research Tutor and MPhil Stage Leader

Prof Deryke Belshaw

Part-time Research Tutor

Dr. Shedrack Best

Director, Centre for Conflict Management and Peace Studies and Reader, Department of Political Science, University of Jos, Nigeria



Dr Philip Booth

Professor of Insurance and Risk Management at Cass Business School

Dr. Fiona Bowie

Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology, Director MA in Social Anthropology, Postgraduate admissions for social anthropology, University of Bristol, UK

Prof Lorna Bowman

Professor (full) of Religious Studies, Brescia University College & Professor of Religious Studies, Member of the School of Graduate Studies at Western for Huron Divinity College and Brescia University College, The University of Western Ont

Dr. Daniel Branch

Lecturer in History, University of Exeter

Dr. Martin Brokenleg

Vice President and Dean of the Black Hills Seminars, Reclaiming Youth International: a research and training institute for adults working with at-risk youth

Dr. Bambang Budijanto

Area Director for Asia, Compassion International

BURGESS, Richard

Canon Dr. Christopher Burkett

Director of Ministry, Diocese of Chester

BURNET, Jennie


Dr. John Campbell

Senior Lecturer in the Anthropology of Development School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

Dr William Campbell

Reader in Biblical Studies, University of Wales, Lampeter

Dr Bruce Carlton

Professor of Cross-Cultural Ministry; Director of Avery T. Willis Center for Global Outreach; Oklahoma Baptist University; Shawnee, OK

Rev'd Prof Emil Chandran

Dean of the College & Faculty & Director, Centre for Research in Mission Social Transformation, Carlile College, Nairobi, Kenya

Rev. Dr Adrian Chatfield

Director of the Simeon Centre for Prayer and the Spiritual Life, and Co-ordinator of the Ridley Hall - London Churches Pioneer Ministry (Mixed-Mode) Training Project, Ridley Hall, University of Cambridge

Dr Elias Cheboud

Research Coordinator, United Nations Mandated University for Peace, Africa ProgrammeAdjunct Professor, University of Victoria, School of Social Work

Dr John Chesworth

Lecturer, Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies, Oxford

CHO, Paul


CHOI, Hyung Keun


Dr Mathew Clark

Director of Postgraduate Studies at Regents Theological College, Nantwich, Cheshire

Dr Andrew Clarke

Senior Lecturer in Department of Divinity and Religious Studies, University of Aberdeen


Dr Corneliu Constantineanu

Member, Council of Trustees (2013-15)


Dr John Crabtree

Research Associate, Centre for Latin American Studies, University of Oxford

Dr Janette Davies

Research Associate, International Gender Studies, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford. Research Associate, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford. Research Fellow at the University of Georgia (Tbilisi)

Dr Severine Deneulin

Lecturer in Economics and International Development, University of Bath

Dr D Kent

Professor, Dept. of English, Centennial College, Toronto, Canada

Dr G Wanjohi

Formerly: Senior Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, University of Nairobi

Dr J Ingleby

Postgraduate Lecturer in Mission, Redcliffe College, Gloucester

Dr P Fiddes

Professor of Systematic Theology, University of Oxford. Professorial Research Fellow, Regent's Park College, University of Oxford

Dr Philomena Mwaura

Senior Lecturer, Kenyatta University

Dr Sam Richards

Director, Oxford Centre for Youth Ministry

Dr Elena Draghici-Vasilescu

Researcher, CSRIPL/Kellogg College, University of Oxford/Member of Late Antique&Byzantine Studies at Oxford

Dr Janek Dubowski

Associate Dean for Research / Principal Lecturer, Faculty of Art & Design, University of Hertfordshire

Dr Sarah Dunlop

Director, 'Visualising Hope Project', CMS

Dr Gene Early

Founder and Senior Partner, Early Leadership Solutions, LLC, Harrisonburg, VA USA

Dr Mark Edwards

Official Student (i.e. Tutor) in Theology, Christ Church, Oxford

Dr Eyasu Elias

Community Development Specialist

Dr Mark Elliot

Retired Professor of History, Asbury

Dr Mohamed Elmedlaoui

Professor, Institut Universitaire de la Recherche Scientifique

EMERSON, Michael

ESHUN, Daniel

Prof Craig Evans

Payzant Distinguished Professor of New Testament, Acadia Divinity College, 2002?

EVANS, Stephen

Dr Eric Eve

Senior Research Fellow and Tutor in Theology, Harris Manchester College (Oxon)

Dr Nigel Fancourt

Tutor in RE, Department of Education, University of Oxford

Dr Bernard Farr

Member, Council of Trustees (2016-19) and Executive and Finance Committee

Dr Bernard Farr

Senior Resident Fellow

Dr Keith Ferdinando

Lecturer and principal, Rwanda Faculty of Evangelical Theology (FATER)

FERNANDO, Leonardo

Dr S Firth

Areas: Intercultural Death Studies

Prof Gavin Flood

Professor of Comparative Religion and Hindu Studies, Theology Faculty, University of Oxford

Dr Paul Foster

?Senior Lecturer in New Testament Language, Literature & Theology, The University of Edinburgh

Dr Alexandre Frediani

Lecturer in Community led Development from the Global South - Development Planning Unit, University College London

Prof P Freston

Gary and Henrietta Byker Chair in Christian Perspectives on Political, Social and Economic Thought

Prof Richard Gamble

Professor of Systematic Theology, Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, PA

Dr Jay Gary

Assistant Professor at Regent University


GEARY, David


Makonen Getu


Dr Makonen Getu

Chair, Council of Trustees (2016-19) and Executive and Finance Committee

Dr Makonen Getu

Vice President of Program Assessment and Chief Transformation Office for Edify


GIRMA, Mohammed

Dr I Glaser

Academic director, The Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies, Oxford

Dr Henri Gooren

Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Oakland University

Dr Robert Gordon

Regius Professor of Hebrew, University of Cambridge

Prof J H Grayson

Professor of Modern Korean Studies, School of East Asian Studies, The University of Sheffield

Prof Dr James Grayson




Dr Daniel Groody

Assistant Professor, Department of Theology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana




Tom Harvey, Academic Dean


Dr Tom Harvey

Academic Dean

Dr Suzette Heald

Research Officer, Crisis States Research Centre, London School of Economics

Dr Noel Heather

Formerly: Lecturer in Humanities Computing, Royal Holloway, University of London. Lecturer in Renaissance French, University of Wales


Dr Paula Heinonen

Member & Visiting Fellows Program Coordinator, International Gender Studies Centre, University of Oxford

Dr Gavin Hilson

Reader at the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, The University of Reading

Dr John Hitchen

Senior Lecturer in Mission, School of Mission & Ministry, Laidlaw-Carey Graduate

Dr Martin Hodson

Visiting Researcher, Oxford Brookes University

HOELZL, Michael

Dr Stefan Hoeschele

Lecturer in Theology and Mission, Friedensau Adventist University

Dr David Hulme

Executive Director, Brooks World Poverty Institute, University of Manchester


Prof Daniel Jeyaraj

Professor of World Christianity and Director of Andrew F. Walls Center for the Study of African and Asian Christianity, Liverpool Hope University


JOHNSON, Douglas

Dr P Johnston

Senior Tutor, Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge

Dr Ben Jones

Lecturer, School of Development Studies, University of East Anglia

Dr Arun Jones

Dan and Lillian Associate Professor of World Evangelism, Candler School of Theology, Emory University

Dr P Joyce

University Lecturer in Theology and Fellow of St Peter?s College, University of Oxford

Dr Guichun Jun

Research Tutor – Congregational Studies

GuiChun Jun

PhD Awarded 2016 Middlesex University


Dr Tim Keene

Research Tutor – New Testament Studies and Ethics; Student Seminar Co-ordinator


Prof David Killingray

Professor Emeritus of History, Goldsmiths College, University of London

Dr Hae-Won Kim

Research Tutor

Dr Kirsteen Kim

Associate Principal Lecturer in Theology and Religious Studies, Leeds Trinity University College


KING, David

Dr Roberta King

Associate Professor of Communication and Ethnomusicology Fuller Theological Seminary

Rev. Dr A Kirk

Former Director of the Centre for Missiology and World Christianity, University of Birmingham

Ben Knighton, Faculty


Dr Ben Knighton

Research Tutor – African Studies and Research Skills

KOEPPING, Elizabeth


Dr Andrej Kotljarchuk

University Lecturer, Department of History, Gender and Cultural Studies, Södertörns University College, Stockholm

KURASAWA, Masanori

KWOK, Wai Luen


LAU, Yee Cheung

LAW, Jeremy


Rev'd Dr Andrew Lord

Rector, Trowell with Awsworth & Cossall, Southwell & Nottingham Diocese


Rev'd Dr Abraham Lotha

Principal, St. Joseph's College, Jakhama, Nagaland

Dr Emmanuel Luna

Professor of Community Development and College Secretary, College of Social Work and Community Development, University of the Philippines

Dr Nicholas Lunn

Member of Wycliffe Bible Translators/SIL (Summer Institute of Linguistics). UK office

LYON, Fergus

MA, Julie


MA, Wonsuk





Dr Tihamer Margitay

Professor, Department of Philosophy and History of Science, BUTE

Dr Hilary Marlow

Teaching Associate in Old Testament, Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge


Dr F Macchia

Professor of Systematic Theology, Vanguard University, CA

Dr Jean McNiff

Consultant to the National Centre for Guidance in Education, Ireland

Metropolitan Kallistos Ware

Metropolitan of Diokleia in Ecumenical Patriarchate's Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain

MEYER, Birgit

MILES, Glenn

MILLER, Nicholas

Dr Amalendu Misra

Senior Lecturer, Department of Politics, Philosophy & Religion, Lancaster UniversityFellow, Department of Politics & International Studies, University of Hull

Dr Ken Miyamoto

Associate Professor of Christian Studies, Kobe Shoin Women?s University, April 2005-present


Dr Edward Mogire

Research Fellow in International Conflict, School of Social Sciences, Kingston University, London

Dr Jerry Moon

Chair, Church History Department, Seminary, Andrews University

Dr Peter Moree

Assistant professor in Church History, Protestant Theological Faculty, Charles University, Prague

Prof David Mosse

Professor of Social Anthropology, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London

MOWAT, Harriet

MUIJS, Daniel


Dr Stuart Murray Williams

Associate Lecturer in Church Planting and Evangelism, Spurgeon?s College

MYERS, Bryant

Dr G Mytton

Audience Research Training and Consultancy


NAZIR-ALI, Michael


Dr Ivana Noble

Associate Professor, Ecumenical Institute of ETF UK

NUZZOLESE, Francesca

Dr Kathryn Nwajiaku-Dahou

Politics Tutor (Politics of Sub-Saharan Africa), Oxford University

OCHS, Peter

OGEN, Olukoya

Dr Charles Okigbo

Head of Policy Engagement and Communication, African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, and Professor of Communication, Department of Communication, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

OLAWUYI, Damilola

Dr Edward Ontita

2002-to date Lecturer, Department of Sociology, University of Nairobi, Kenya and Research & Programs Development Director at the Center for Rural Economy Support Services (CRESS, a development NGO in Nairobi, Kenya


Dr John Padwick

Research Tutor - African Studies

Dr T Paredes

Director of Lima's Centro Evangelico de Misiologí a Andino Amazonica (CEMAA), a theological training school for pastors and church leaders. The school's name in English is Andean-Amazonian Evangelical Missiology Center

PARK, Myung Soo

PARK, Timothy

Prof David Parkin

Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Oxford

Dr P Parushev

Academic Dean and Director of Applied Theology, International Baptist Theological Seminary, Prague

Dr Cindy Perry

Consultant, Development Associates International (DAI), Himalayan region, Nepal




Dr Raymond Pfister

Founding Director of ICHTHUS 21 ? European Institute for Conciliation and Reconciliation Studies, Birmingham, UK


PIKE, Mark


PLUSS, Jean-Daniel

Dr Igor Podberezsky

Leading Researcher, Institute of World Economy and International Relations

Dr Michael Poltorak

Lecturer and Convenor in Medical Anthropology and visiting Research Fellow, Anthropology Department, Sussex University

Bill Prevette

A Theological Reflection on Children at Risk

Dr Bill Prevette

Research Tutor – Practitioner and Action Research; Admissions Tutor

Dr Brainerd Prince & Ms Benrilo Kikon

Mission as Translation: A Fusion of Three Horizons

Dr Brainerd Prince

Visiting Research Tutor

Prof D Maxwell

Dixie Professor of Ecclesiastical History, Cambridge University

Prof J Rogerson

Emeritus Professor of Biblical Studies, University of Sheffield

Prof Nur Masalha

Reader in Religion and Politics and Director of the Centre for Religion and History and of the Holy Land Research Project, St Mary's University College (University of Surrey)

Prof S Kim

Professor of Theology and Public Life, York St John, College of the University of Leeds

Prof Carole Rakodi

Towards understanding the entanglement of religion in everyday lives in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia

Dr Caroline Ramsey

Lecturer in Management, Open University, UK

Dr Ian Randal

The Cambridge Seventy: A Missionary Movement of the 1950s

Dr I Randall

Senior Research Fellow of International Baptist Theological Seminary (IBTS) in Prague; Lecturer, Spurgeon?s College, London



Rev'd Dr R Ellis

Principal of Regent's Park College, University of Oxford

RO, Youngsang


Dr Juan Rogers

Associate Professor of Public Policy and Director of the Research Value Mapping Program, School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA

Dr Silviu Rogobete

Consul General, Romanian Consular Mission, Dean of the Consular Corps of Cape Town

Dr Christian Romocea

International Advocacy Officer, British and Foreign Bible Society

ROSS, Catherine

Dr Kenneth Ross

Parish Minister, The Netherlorn Churches, Argyll, Scotland



SAAR, Amelia


Dr Paula Sampson

Director, Indigenous Studies Center and Assistant Professor of Ethics and First Nations Studies, Vancouver School of Theology



Dr Ivan Satyavrata

Senior Pastor, The Assembly of God Church, Kolkata, India


Dr E Schroeder-Butterfill

Lecturer in Gerontology, Centre for Research on Ageing, School of Social Sciences, University of Southampton

Dr Batimo Sebyiga

Senior Lecturer in Development Economics and Deputy Rector (Academic) at Institute of Rural Development Planning (IRDP), Dodoma, Tanzania

Dr Stephen Mutuku Sesi

Lecturer, Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology (NEGST)

SHAW, Perry

Dr David Emmanuel Singh

Research Tutor – Islamic Studies; MPhil Stage Leader and Editor of Transformation

Rev. Vera Sinton

Non-stipendiary minister at St Clements?s Church Oxford


Dr Andrew Skilton


Dr Jill Slay

Associate Research Professor, Director Forensic Computing Lab, Defence and Systems Institute, University of South Australia

SMITH, David


Dr Damon So

Research Tutor – Trinitarian Theology, Christian Theology and Doctrine; OCMS Stage Leader; Leader of RIS










TALIB, Mohammad

TAN, Kim Huat

Dr Tian Yuan Tan

Senior Lecturer in Traditional Chinese Literature and Culture, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

TARR, Delbert

TEE, Caroline

Prof Adrian Thatcher

Professor of Applied Theology and Director, Centre for Theology and Philosophy, College of St Mark and St John, Plymouth

Prof D Thomas

Professor of Christianity and Islam, Department of Theology and Religion, University of Birmingham



TOMAS, Catherine


Dr Oleg Turlac

Position: Christian Megapolis, Founding EditorPerspectives, Founding Editor



Berdine van den Toren

How can we understand the worldwide christian mission community in a world of individualisation and globalisation?

Rev'd Dr Benno Van Den Toren

Tutor in Christian Doctrine, Wycliffe Hall, Oxford; member of Theological Faculty, University of Oxford. Visiting professor in Systematic Theology, Bangui Evangelical Graduate School of Theology, Central African Republic

Prof C Van Engen

Arthur F. Glasser Professor of Biblical Theology of Mission


Dr Jatinder Verma

Visiting Professor, Royal Holloway College, London

Prof Miroslav Volf

Mr Brian Wakeman

Free-lance Educationalist & Writer & Art tutor(part-time)


Rev. Dr Peter Walker

Associate Vice-Principal & Director of Development, Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University

WALLACE, Christine


Prof Andrew Walls

Honorary Professor in the Centre for the Study of Christianity in the Non-Western World and in the Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh

Prof Andrew Walls


Dr Enoch Wan

Research Professor of Intercultural Studies, Western Seminary, Portland, Oregon

Dr Milton Wan

Professional Consultant, Chinese University of Hong Kong


Dr K Ward

Senior Lecturer in African Studies, School of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Leeds

Dr P Ward

Lecturer in Youth Ministry and Theological Education, King?s College, London

WARIO, Halkano


Prof K Watson

Emeritus Professor of Education, University of Reading

Dr P Weston

Tutor in Mission and Homiletics, Ridley Hall, Cambridge


Dr Emma Wild-Wood

Director, Henry Martyn Centre, Cambridge Theological Federation

Prof Kevin Williams

Head of School of Media and Communication Studies, University of Swansea

WILLIAMS, Richmond

Prof Stephen Williams

Professor of Systematic Theology, Union Theological College, Institute of Theology, Queen's College, Belfast

Dr H Williamson

Oriental Institute, University of Oxford

Prof Haddon Willmer

Research Tutor OCMS since 1999

Dr Everett Wilson

Professor of Pentecostal History, La Facultad de Teología

WONDIMU, Habtamu

Dr Paul Woods

Research Tutor – East Asian Theology and Contextual Theology

Mr Brian E Woolnough

Research Tutor – Development Studies


Y, Student

YANG, Fenggang

YAO, Xiyi

YATES, Hannelie

Rev. Dr Jason Yeung

Professor in Theology and Culture, China Graduate School of Theology

YING, Fuk-Tsang

YONG, Amos

Dr Paul Yost

Associate Professor, Industrial/Organizational Psychology Graduate Program, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA

Dr James Zasha

Independent Development Consultant

ZENE, Cosimo