Present Position:

Professor of Philosophical Theology
and Deputy Head of School
School of Divinity, University of St Andrews

Research Associate
St Benet’s Hall, University of Oxford

Past Positions:

2014 – 2017 Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor / Associate Professor) in Theology & the Arts at the School of Divinity, University of St Andrews
2011 – 2014  Director of Studies in Theology at St John’s College, University of Oxford
2009 – 2011 Post-Doctoral Fellow at the European College of Liberal Arts, Berlin (now Bard College Berlin)


D.Phil. in Philosophical Theology, University of Oxford 
Thesis: Heidegger’s Secular Eschatology
Supervisors: Prof. Stephen Mulhall and Dr Johannes Zachhuber
Examiners: Prof. George Pattison and Prof. John Milbank
AHRC Full Doctoral Scholarship
Oxford Centre for Christianity and Culture Studentship
E.O. James Bequest (awarded by All Souls College)
Hussey Bequest (awarded by the Faculty of Theology)

M.A. in Theology, University of Oxford
Thesis: A Theological Critique of Stanley Cavell’s Concept of Acknowledgement
Supervisor: Prof. Stephen Mulhall
Senior Scholarship (Hasker Scholarship), Exeter College
Sir Lancaster Exhibition (awarded by the Worshipful Company of Skinners)

M.Phil. in English Literature (1500-1660), University of Oxford
Thesis: Eschatology & Theatricality in Shakespeare’s Late Plays
Supervisors: Prof. Peter McCullough and Dr Emma Smith
Funding: AHRC Master’s Scholarship

B.A. in Literature and Philosophy (‘Amirim’), Hebrew University in Jerusalem
Funding: Amirim Scholarship

Honours & Prizes:

Elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (2017)
Named one of ‘Tablet 100’ leading lay Catholics in Britain (The Tablet international Catholic news weekly, 2017)
Teaching Excellence Award, University of Oxford
Ellerton Essay Prize, University of Oxford
Denyer Johnson Prize, University of Oxford


2019 New Directions in Philosophical Theology (Templeton Religion Trust, $230,000)
2018 Adam Zoernikav’s The Antichrist and On the Procession of the Spirit: Forgotten Sources in Early Modern European Theology (Carnegie Trust, £10,000)
2017 James Gregory Lectures in Science, Religion and Human Flourishing (with Andrew Torrance, Blankemeyer Foundation and John Templeton Foundation, $150,000)
2017 Philosophy and Theology in Germany, 1918-1933 (with Thomas Pfau, Trent Foundation, $15,000)
2010 Political Eschatologies in 19th- and 20th-Century Germany (Wingate Foundation, £24,000)
2009 Perelandra: A Lost Opera by Donald Swann and David Marsh (Old Possum’s Practical Trust, £12,000)

A full CV is available upon request.