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. 

Bob Derrenbacker

The Revd Dr Robert (Bob) Derrenbacker 
BA Wheaton, MA GCTS, PhD Toronto
Frank Woods Associate Professor in New Testament 
Dean of the Theological School 
E: robertd@trinity.edu.au

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Dorothy Lee

The Revd Canon Professor Dorothy Lee, FAHA
BA(Hons), DipEd Newcastle, BD(Hons), PhD Sydney
The Stewart Research Professor 
E: dlee@trinity.edu.au

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Mark Lindsay

The Revd Professor Mark Lindsay, FRHistS 
BA(Hons) UWA, GradDipTheol MCD, PhD UWA
Joan F W Munro Professor of Historical Theology
Deputy Dean
E: mlindsay@trinity.edu.au

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Scott Kirkland

Dr Scott Kirkland 
BMin, GradDipTheol Laidlaw, PhD Newcastle
Postdoctoral Research Fellow & Research Coordinator
E: scottk@trinity.edu.au

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Fergus King

The Revd Dr Fergus King
MA(Hons) St Andrews, BD (Hons) Edinburgh, DTheol UNISA
Farnham Maynard Lecturer in Ministry Education Director of the Ministry Education Centre
E: fergusk@trinity.edu.au

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Rachelle Gilmour

Dr Rachelle Gilmour 
PhD Sydney
Bromby Lecturer in Old Testament
E: rachellg@trinity.edu.au

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Gary Heard

The Revd Dr Gary Heard 
BCom Melb, DipEd Monash, BTheol (Hons) MCD, PhD MCD
Academic Dean
E: garyh@trinity.edu.au

Administration

Dr Peter Campbell, JP

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

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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 

Mission Partners

The Revd Dr Craig D'Alton
BA, MA, PhD, Melb, BTheol MCD
Christ Church South Yarra

The Revd John Deane
BA(Hons) Sydney, BD MCD
Anglican Board of Mission - Australia 

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

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

Chaplain

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.

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 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
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
The Revd Dr Dean Spalding, BSc Melb, BTheol MST, GradDipTheol MCD, PhD MCD