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Von Hügel Institute

for Critical Catholic Inquiry

Name Office phone Email address Job titles
Lord David Alton of Liverpool Independent Crossbench Life Peer
Sarah Ambrose Visiting Student at St Edmund's College (Feb-July 2019), B.A. Barnard College, Columbia University
Dr Zeina M. Barakat Research Associate, Post-Doc Researcher, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies (JCRS), Faculty of Theology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
Dr Dominic Aidan Bellenger Senior Research Associate, Senior Member of St Edmund's College, Associate Member, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge
Dr Dominic Aidan Bellenger Senior Research Associate, Senior Member of St Edmund's College, Associate Member, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge
Nicholas Boyle FBA Emeritus Schröder Professor of German, University of Cambridge, Fellow of Magdalene College
Professor Maria Burke Research Associate, Head of Research and Knowledge Exchange, Faculty of Business, Law and Sport, University of Winchester
Lisa Sowle Cahill Professor of Theology at Boston College, Former President of the Catholic Theological Society of America and the Society of Christian Ethics
Francis Campbell Vice-Chancellor of St Mary’s University College, Twickenham, Former UK Ambassador to the Holy See, Former Policy Adviser at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Manuel Castells Professor of Communication, University of Southern California and Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Member of the governing board of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology
Manuel Castells Professor Emeritus of Sociology and City and Regional Planning, University of California, Berkeley, Wallis Annenberg Chair in Communication Technology and Society, University of Southern California, Director of Research, Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge
Dr Elif Çetin Research Associate, Assistant Professor, Department of International Relations, Yaşar University, Izmir, Turkey
Dr Flavio Comim Research Associate, Affiliated Lecturer, Land Economy and Development Studies, University of Cambridge, Associate Professor of Economy, Ramon Llull University, Barcelona
Dr Gianmarco Contino Research Associate, Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) of Cancer Genomic and Honorary Consultant, University of Birmingham
John Cottingham Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, University of Reading, Professorial Research Fellow, Heythrop College, London
Dr Thana de Campos Research Associate, Assistant Professor, School of Government, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Dr Daniel De Haan Research Associate, Postdoctoral Fellow of the Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion at the Faculty of Theology and Religion, University of Oxford
Dr David Elliot Research Associate, Assistant Professor of Moral Theology and Ethics, Catholic University of America
Mark Engelman Research Associate, Senior Law Mentor, King's College London, Associate Professor, University of Notre Dame
Andrew Gamble FBA Professor Emeritus of Politics and Fellow Emeritus of Queens’ College, University of Cambridge
Rev Dr Luigi Gioia Research Associate
Professor Gill Goulding CJ Senior Research Associate, Professor of Systematic Theology, Regis College, Toronto
Thomas Graff Academic Officer
Brigid Graff Executive Officer
Rev Dr Boris Gunjević Research Associate, Tutor in Philosophy of Religion and Christian Doctrine, Westfield House, Cambridge
Professor Johannes Hoff Senior Research Associate, Professor of Dogmatic Theology, Katholisch-Theologische Fakultät, Universität Innsbruck, Honorary Professor, Department of Theology and Religion, Durham University
David Hollenbach SJ Pedro Arrupe Distinguished Research Professor, Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
Rt Rev Alan Hopes Bishop of East Anglia
Stephen Hough CBE Classical pianist, composer, and author
Stephen Hough CBE Classical pianist, composer, and author
Austen Ivereigh Journalist, author, and commentator, Founder of 'Catholic Voices'
Jeroen Jans Visiting Student at St Edmund's College (Dec 2017 - Jan 2018), PhD Student at Radboud University, The Netherlands
Rev Dr Isidoros Charalampos Katsos Research Associate, Fellow of the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Platonism (CCSP), Fellow of the Forum of Advanced Studies (FSA, Rome, Italy
Dr Vlado Kmec Research Associate, Associated Researcher, European Centre, Supervisor, Department of Politics and International Studies, Course Coordinator in Politics and International Relations, Reach Cambridge
Jeffry Odell Korgen Executive Director of the Department of Diocesan Planning, Diocese of Metuchen
Martina Liebsch Director of Policy, Caritas Internationalis
John Loughlin Former Director of the Von Hügel Institute, Emeritus Fellow of St Edmund's College, Emeritus Professor of European Politics, Cardiff University
Mary McAleese Former President of Ireland, Honorary Fellow of St Edmund's College, Cambridge
Rev Dr John McCabe Research Associate, Rector of St Mary’s Church, Byfleet, Guildford Diocese
Dr Philip McCosker Chair of VHI Board, Research Fellow in Religion and Theology, Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry, Australian Catholic University, Co-Editor, Reviews in Religion & Theology
Fr Alban McCoy OFM Conv Dean of St Edmund's College
Iain McGilchrist Psychiatrist, cultural critic, and author
Iain McGilchrist Psychiatrist, cultural critic, and author
Dr Vittorio Montemaggi Director, Reader in Religion, Literature and the Arts, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, King’s College London, Co-Editor, Reviews in Religion & Theology
Rev Professor Greg Peters Research Associate, Visiting Scholar 2019-2020, Professor of Medieval and Spiritual Theology, Torrey Honors Institute, Biola University, CA, Servants of Christ Research Professor of Monastic Studies and Ascetical Theology, Nashotah House Theological Seminary, Nashotah, WI
Sir Tom Phillips KCMG Commandant of the Royal College of Defence Studies, London, Associate Fellow of Chatham House, Honorary Fellow of St Edmund’s College, Cambridge
Dr Simon Ravenscroft Research Associate, Outreach Fellow, Director of Studies and College Lecturer in TRPR, Magdalene College, Cambridge, Director of Studies in TRPR, St Edmund's College, Cambridge
Dr Lidia Ripamonti Research Coordinator and Editorial Manager
David Ryall Assistant General Secretary of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales
Professor Philip Sheldrake Senior Research Associate, Senior Research Fellow, Cambridge Theological Federation, Professor, Oblate School of Theology, San Antonio Texas
Rupert Shortt Research Associate
Dr William Simpson Junior Research Fellow, Wolfson College, Cambridge, Research Associate, Divinity Faculty, University of Cambridge, Honorary Research Fellow, University of St Andrews
Janet Soskice Professor of Philosophical Theology, University of Cambridge, Fellow of Jesus College
Professor Wojciech Szczerba Research Associate, President/Rector of Evangelical School of Theology (EST), Wroclaw, Poland, Secretary to the Council of Evangelical Union, Editor-in chief of 'Theologica Wratislaviensia'
Sylvana Tomaselli Countess of St Andrews, Sir Harry Hinsley Lecturer in History and Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge
Professor Walter van Herck Senior Research Associate, Professor of Philosophy, University of Antwerp, Guest Professor, University of Ghent
Professor Jonathan Warner Research Associate, Emeritus Professor and Tutor in Economics, Quest University Canada, Research Associate, Center for Faith and Human Flourishing, LCC International University, Klaipeda, Lithuania
Rowan Williams Lord Williams of Oystermouth, Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge, Archbishop Emeritus of Canterbury
Professor Colin Williams Senior Research Associate, Honorary Professor, Cardiff University, Visiting Fellow, St Edmund's College
Professor Heidemarie Winkel Senior Research Associate, Professor of Sociology, University of Bielefeld
Professor Ralf Wüstenberg Senior Research Associate, Chair for Systematic and Historic Theology, Europa-University Flensburg



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