Meet the academic and honorary staff at the School of Philosophy. Explore their areas of expertise, see which staff are based at your nearest campus, and look up their directory and contact information.

Meet our head of school

Dr Richard Colledge, National Head of School (Philosophy)

A trained teacher in history, economics and English, Dr Richard Colledge completed postgraduate studies in education, counselling psychology and theology before his higher degree research in philosophy. Prior to joining ACU, he led the philosophy program and served as Academic Dean at St Paul's Theological College, Brisbane.

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Academic staff

Browse our School of Philosophy academic staff members by campus.

Brisbane Campus

 
Name and position Area of expertise

Dr S Stewart Braun
Lecturer, Philosophy

Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Moral Philosophy

Dr Richard Colledge
National Head of School, Philosophy

Philosophy of Religion, Phenomenology, Metaphysics

Melbourne Campus

 
Name and position Area of expertise

Professor John Ozolins
Professor, Philosophy

Ethics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics

Dr Nick Trakakis
Senior Lecturer, Philosophy

Philosophy of Religion, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics

North Sydney Campus

 
Name and position Area of expertise

Dr Steve Matthews
Senior Lecturer, Philosophy
Senior Research Fellow, Plunkett Centre for Ethics

Moral Philosophy, Applied Ethics

Strathfield Campus

 
Name and position Area of expertise

Dr John Quilter
Lecturer, Philosophy

Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Epistemology, Metaphysics

Plunkett Centre for Ethics, Darlinghurst

 
Name and position Area of expertise

Associate Professor Bernadette Tobin
Associate Professor, Philosophy
Director, Plunkett Centre for Ethics

Moral Philosophy

Honorary appointments

Browse our School of Philosophy staff members with honorary appointments and their area of expertise.

 
Name and position Area of expertise
Professor Marilyn McCord Adams Medieval Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion
Professor Jeffrey Bloechl Phenomenology, Philosophy of Religion
Professor Remi Brague Medieval Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion
Professor John Caputo Philosophy of Religion
Professor Brian Davies Medieval Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics
Professor Emmanuel Falque Phenomenology, Philosophy of Religion
Professor Jerome (Yehuda) Gellman Jewish Studies, Philosophy of Religion
Dr Jonathan Gillis Medical Ethics
Rev Dr Gerald Gleeson Ethics, Moral Philosophy, Moral Theology
Professor Jerome de Gramont Phenomenology, Systematic Theology
Professor Richard Kearney Philosophy of Religion, Hermeneutics
Professor Jeffrey Kosky Phenomenology, Philosophy of Religion
Dr Jean Yves Lacoste Phenomenology, Systematic Theology, Church History
Dr John Lamont Philosophy of Religion, Moral Philosophy
Very Rev Dr John Manoussakis Philosophy of Religion, Patristic Studies
Professor Jean-Luc Marion Phenomenology, Philosophy
Professor Michael L Morgan Philosophy, Jewish Philosophy, Jewish Studies
Professor Peter Ochs Philosophy of Religion, Jewish Studies, Interfaith Dialogue
Professor Claude Romano Phenomenology
Professor Anthony Steinbock Phenomenology, Philosophy of Religion
Professor Eleonore Stump Metaphysics, Medieval Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion
Professor Emeritus Miklos Veto Philosophy of Religion
Professor Merold Westphal Phenomenology, Philosophy of Religion
Professor Nicholas Paul Wolterstorff Philosophy of Religion
Professor Mark Wynn Philosophy of Religion, Medieval Philosophy

 

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