Meet academic and professional staff at ACU’s Faculty of Theology and Philosophy. Explore their areas of expertise, see which staff are based at your nearest campus, and look up their directory and contact information.

Executive staff

Professor Dermot Nestor

Executive Dean, Faculty of Theology and Philosophy

An expert in early Israelite history and religion, Professor Nestor has taught at prestigious institutes that include Trinity College, Katholikie Universiteit Leuven, and St Patrick's College, Dublin.

Dr Christiaan Jacobs-Vandegeer

Director of Stakeholder Relations, Faculty of Theology and Philosophy

Dr Jacobs-Vandegeer is a published researcher in the Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry, and chief investigator in a major research program titled 'Atheism and Christianity: Moving Past Polemic'.

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School of Theology

Find academic and honorary staff at the School of Theology, Xavier Centre, Queensland Bioethics Centre and ACU Centre for Liturgy.

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Professional faculty staff

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School of Philosophy

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Research institute staff

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