Meet our researchers and professional staff at the Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry, as well as current HDR students.

At IRCI we’re exploring critical conversations in philosophy, theology, religion, history, and literature.

Meet our Director

Peter Howard 
 

Our staff

Browse our researchers, staff, students and graduates, and find out how to get in touch.

Professor Mark Alfano, Philosophy

Dr Veronica Alfano, Religion and Theology

Professor Pauline Allen, Biblical and Early Christian Studies

Professor Robert Audi, Philosophy

Professor Lewis Ayres, Biblical and Early Christian Studies

Dr Alda Balthrop-Lewis, Religion and Theology

Dr S. Stewart Braun, Philosophy

Dr Stephen C. Carlson, Biblical and Early Christian Studies

Dr Matthew Champion, Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Michael Champion, Biblical and Early Christian Studies

Dr Nevin Climenhaga, Philosophy

Professor Tony Coady, Philosophy

Dr Stephanie Collins, Philosophy

Dr Kylie Crabbe, Biblical and Early Christian Studies

Associate Professor Matthew Crawford, Biblical and Early Christian Studies

Professor Roger Crisp, Philosophy

Dr Gemma Cruz, Religion and Theology

Dr Rachel Davies, Religion and Theology

Dr Toan Do, Biblical and Early Christian Studies

Dr Benjamin Edsall, Biblical and Early Christian Studies

Reverend Professor Denis Edwards, Religion and Theology

Dr Lexi Eikelboom, Religion and Theology

Professor Stephen Evans, Philosophy

Dr Sarah Gador-Whyte, Biblical and Early Christian Studies

Dr Michael Hanaghan, Biblical and Early Christian Studies

Associate Professor Robyn Horner, Religion and Theology

Professor Christopher Insole, Religion and Theology

Dr Christiaan Jacobs-Vandegeer, Religion and Theology

Dr David Killoren, Philosophy

Dr David Kirchhoffer, Religion and Theology

Dr Dawn LaValle Norman, Biblical and Early Christian Studies

Dr M. David Litwa, Biblical and Early Christian Studies

Dr Charles Lockwood, Religion and Theology

Dr Steve Matthews, Philosophy

Reverend Dr James McEvoy, Religion and Theology

Dr David Newheiser, Religion and Theology

Jack Norman, Religion and Theology

Professor Christopher Ocker, Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Dr Miles Pattenden, Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Dr Sarah Parkhouse, Biblical and Early Christian Studies

Dr Tyler Paytas, Philosophy

Professor Claude Romano, Philosophy

Dr Richard Rowland, Philosophy

Reverend Associate Professor Ormond Rush, Religion and Theology

Professor David Sim, Biblical and Early Christian Studies

Dr Miranda Stanyon, Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Professor Eleonore Stump, Religion and Theology

Dr Jonathan D. Teubner, Religion and Theology

Dr Rachel Teubner, Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Dr Michael P. Theophilos, Biblical and Early Christian Studies

Professor Denys Turner, Religion and Theology

Professor Francis Watson, Biblical and Early Christian Studies

Dr Devin White, Biblical and Early Christian Studies

Dr Jonathon Zecher, Biblical and Early Christian Studies

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