Faculty and Staff

The faculty of Trinity College Theological School is committed to the pursuit of academic excellence as exemplified in its publications and teaching record.

Members of the faculty possess significant pastoral experience and insight, as well as a deep, personal commitment to the task of preparing women and men for ministry, lay and ordained, in the emerging church. We also have an outstanding Adjunct Faculty, who assist with teaching and supervision. 

Mark Lyndsay1 206x140The Revd Professor Mark Lindsay, FRHistS 
BA(Hons) UWA, GradDipTheol MCD, PhD UWA

Joan F W Munro Professor of Historical Theology, and
Interim Dean

E: mlindsay@trinity.edu.au

StephenBurn 206x140Dr Carolyn Alsen 
BA, GradDipEd UQ, MLE TWS, MA Biblical Studies TWU, GradDipAppLing SILInt, PhD UDiv

Lecturer in Biblical Studies & Online Advisor

E: calsen@trinity.unimelb.edu.au


StephenBurn 206x140The Revd Professor Stephen Burns 
BA(Hons), MA Dunelm, CertTheolMin CambThFed, MLitt Cantab, PhD Dunelm

Stewart Professor in Liturgical & Practical Theology, and
Research Coordinator

E: sburns@trinity.edu.au


CF 206x140The Revd Dr Cecilia Francis
LicACST LincolnIHS, BTheol, DMinStuds UDiv                                                      

Emily Gavan Lecturer in Practical Theology and Coordinator, Formation and Supervised Theological Field Education Program

E: cfrancis@trinity.edu.au


Dorothy Lee206x140The Revd Canon Professor Dorothy Lee, FAHA
BA(Hons), DipEd Newcastle, BD(Hons), PhD Sydney    

Frank Woods Research Professor in New Testament

E: dlee@trinity.edu.au


DonSaines 206x140The Revd Dr Don Saines
BAgEc UNE, GCHEd Griffith, BTheol(Hons), DipMin ACT, PhD Birmingham

Farnham Maynard Senior Lecturer in Systematic Theology, and Director, Ministry Education Centre.

E: dsaines@trinity.edu.au


Revd Dr Robyn Whitaker 206x140The Revd Dr Robyn Whitaker
BSc Monash, BD(Hons), MTheol MCD, PhD Chicago

Bromby Senior Lecturer Biblical Studies, and
Coursework Coordinator.

E: rwhitaker@trinity.edu.au


Dr Peter Campbell, JP
BEc, BA, MMus ANU, GradDipLib&InfoMgt Canberra, PhD Melb, AALIA
E: tctsregistrar@trinity.edu.au

Ms Karen Graham
Administrator (Monday-Thursday)
E: tcts@trinity.edu.au 

Mr Christopher Roper, AM
LLB Syd, BD MCD, BA Melb 
Continuing Education Coordinator (external)
E: theologyevents@trinity.edu.au 

POStDoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Scott Kirkland, BMin, GradDipTheol Laidlaw, PhD Newcastle
E: scottk@trinity.edu.au

Turner Research Fellows

The Revd Dr Garry Deverell, BA, BTheol(Hons), PhD Monash
The Revd Thomas Leslie, BA(Hons) Syd, MDiv(Hons), DipMin MCD
The Rt Revd Alison Taylor, BA(Hons), MUrbPlan Melb, GradDipBus Swinburne, BDiv(Hons), DipMin MCD

Mission Partners

The Revd Dr Craig D'Alton
BA, MA, PhD, Melb, BTheol MCD
St Mary's North Melbourne Lecturer in Anglican Studies

The Revd John Deane
BA(Hons) Sydney, BD MCD
ABM Lecturer in Mission

The Revd Dr Hugh Kempster
BEng UWIST Wales, GradDipEd Deakin, BTheol, Mtheol MCDU, PhD NZ
St Peter's Eastern Hill Lecturer in Spirituality

The Revd Canon Dr Colleen O'Reilly
GradDipEdAdmin Melb, ThA ACT, BTheol SCD, MTheol USyd, DMinStud SanFranThSem
St George's Malvern Lecturer in Anglican Studies

The Revd Dr Richard Treloar
BTheol, MTheol MCDU, PhD Monash
Christ Church South Yarra Lecturer in Ministry Studies


The Revd Marilyn Hope (Honorary Chaplain to the Theological School)
BTheol, MA(THeol) MCDU 
E: annie64hopeful@yahoo.com.au

Marilyn is a volunteer, part-time Chaplain, available to all staff and students of the Theological School. She has extensive experience in hospital ministry, both as a nurse and as a chaplain. She has worked at the Alfred hospital since 1996, where she is currently Pastoral Care Co-ordinator.

The Revd Samuel Dow (Trinity College Chaplain)
BHortSc UWS, BTheol CSU
E: chaplain@trinity.unimelb.edu.au

Adjunct Faculty

Eminent scholars in a variety of fields assist with the teaching of the Theological School as adjunct lecturers and tutors.

The Revd Dr Stephen Ames, BSc, PhD Melb, BD, BA, PhD EpiscDivSch
The Revd Canon Dr David Cole, BA, DipMusEd(Hons) Newc, ThL(Hons) Morpeth, LTCL Lond, DMin San Francisco, PhD Newc, HonFGCM Lond
The Revd Dr Canon Ray Cleary AM, BEc, DipEd Monash, BSW Melb, BTheol, MMin, DMinStuds MCD 
The Revd Dr Graeme Garrett, BSc Melb, BD (Hons) MCD, ThD GradTheolUnion 
Dr David Gormley-O'Brien, BSc, BComEng LaTrobe, MA, MATS GordonCromwellTS, MPhil, DPhil Oxon
The Revd Professor Emeritus Robert Gribben, BA, MA, TheolM, HonDD
The Revd Dr Fergus King, MA(Hons)&nbspStAndrews, BD(Hons) Edinburgh, DTheol UNISA
Rabbi Fred Morgan, BA Columbia
The Revd Professor Emeritus Christiaan Mostert, BA, MA, BD(Hons), PhD
Dr Muriel Porter OAM, BA UNE, BLitt ANU, DPhil Melb, MA ACU
The Revd Dr Duncan Reid, BA Monash, BTheol MCD, DTheol Tübingen, MEd Flinders

Research Associates

Scholars undertaking research projects may contribute to the academic life of the School as Honorary Research Associates.

Professor the Revd Gary D Bouma AM, BA Calvin, MDiv PrincetonThSem, MA, PhD Cornell
The Revd Dr Pene Brook, DipArtEd NatArtSch, MEd UWS, BTheol(Hons) CSU, PhD Newc
The Revd Dr Lynne Broughton, BA, PhD Melb
The Revd Dr John Capper, BEng, UNSW, BTheol, DipMin Ridley, DipSocSc UNE, PhD Cantab
Dr Irene Donohoue-Clyne, BA, MEd Adelaide, DipTeach WPTC, MTheol MCD
Dr Anne Elvey, BSc(Hons), PhD Monash, GradDipEd MercyColl, BTheol, TheolM MCD
Dr Katherine Firth, BA(Hons) Camb, MA(Dist), PhD OxfBrooks
The Very Revd Dr Andreas Loewe, BA(Hons), MPhil, MA Oxon, PhD Camb
Dr Ashley Moyse, BA Messiah, MSc NColorado, PGCert Loyola, MTS TrinityWestern, PhD Newc
The Revd Dr Ron Noone, BA Melb, PhD NYU, BTheol MCD
The Rt Revd A John Parkes AM, KSJ, LLB(Hons) Sheffield, BTheol(Hons) St Mark's, MTheol MCD
The Revd Dr Brian Porter, MA Cantab, MLitt UNE, BA Monash, ThD ACT
The Revd Canon Dr Charles Sherlock, BA(Hons) USyd, ThL AustCollTheol, MA ANU, BD Lond, ThD ACT