Our research team
Our global and multidisciplinary team of scholars are experts in the fields of religion, theology, philosophy, history, politics, and literature.
Meet our team
“What Monks Knew About the Emotions of Isolation” Soul Search with Meredith Lake, October 4, 2020 with Dr Dawn LaValle Norman and Dr Jonathan Zecher.
“Acedia: the lost name for the emotion we’re all feeling right now” The Conversation Aug. 27, 2020. Dr Jonathan Zecher.
“What Groundhog Day (and My Time in a Monastery) Taught Me About Lockdown” The Conversation, Aug. 6, 2020. Dr Dawn LaValle Norman.
Emotional histories: The Dutch in the Indian Ocean, Audio Guide for Travellers and Traders in the Indian Ocean World, Western Australian Museum, Fremantle, 2016-17. Contact: Susan Broomhall.
Zest Festival, 2012-2016 (Winner of the CHASS Australia Prize for Distinctive Work, 2017). Contact: Susan Broomhall.
Alda Balthrop-Lewis. Thoreau’s Religion. Walden Woods, Social Justice, and the Politics of Asceticism. (Cambridge, 2020).
Michael Barbezat. Burning Bodies: Communities, Eschatology, and the Punishment of Heresy in the Middle Ages. (Cornell, 2019).
Anne Scott and Michael Barbezat, eds. Fluid Bodies and Bodily Fluids in Premodern Europe: Bodies, Blood, and Tears in Literature, Theology and Art. (ARC Humanities, 2019).
Susan Broomhall, Andrew Lynch, Jane Davidson, eds. A Cultural History of Emotions. (Bloomsbury, 2019).
Andrew Lynch and Susan Broomhall, eds.The Routledge History of Emotions in Europe, 1100-1800. (Routledge, 2019).
Juanita Feros Ruys, Michael Champion and Kirk Essary, eds. Before Emotion: The Language of Feeling 400–1800. (Routledge, 2019).
Lexi Eikelboom. Rhythm: A Theological Category. (Oxford, 2018).
Sarah Gador-Whyte. Theology and Poetry in Early Byzantium: the Kontakia of Romanos the Melodist. (Cambridge, 2017).
Sarah Gador-Whyte and Andrew Mellas, eds. Hymns, Homilies, and Hermeneutics in Byzantium. (Brill, 2021).
Dawn LaValle Norman. The Aesthetics of Hope in Late Greek Imperial Literature. Methodius of Olympus’ Symposium and the Crisis of the Third Century. (Cambridge, 2019).
Ben Moffitt. The Global Rise of Populism: Performance, Political Style and Representation. (Stanford, 2016).
David Newheiser. Hope in a Secular Age: Deconstruction, Negative Theology, and the Future of Faith. (Cambridge, 2019).