BA, BA(Hons), PhD, Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities


Working group for the study of Religion, Medicine, Disability, and Health in Late Antiquity; Society for Late Antiquity; Society of Biblical Literature; North American Patristics Society; Association Internationale d’√Čtudes Patristiques; Australasian Association for Byzantine Studies; Australasian Society for Classical Studies.

Senior member:

Lutheran Church of Australia  


I act as Associate Dean for Research at Australian Lutheran College (ALC), the education provider for the Lutheran Church of Australia and New Zealand, and as Dean of Research Strategy at the University of Divinity.

I am an historian, internationally known for my research on John Chrysostom, early Christian preaching, and on past and present religious conflict and violence. In addition, I am the Editor of Lutheran Theological Journal, Associate Editor of Journal of Early Christian Studies and sit on the editorial board of a number of other international book series and journals.