School of Divinity

Core staff

Meet our core staff members

The School of Divinity’s Staff Profilesgive details of research interests and publications.  You are encouraged to contact a potential supervisor to discuss your research project before making a formal application.  

Professor Stewart J. Brown

Professor of Ecclesiastical History

Phone: +44 (0)131 650 8951


See Professor Brown's profile staff page.

Professor Susan Hardman Moore

Professor of Early Modern Religion

Phone: +44 (0)131 650 8908


See Professor Hardman Moore's staff profile page.

Dr Kirsteen Murray

Teaching Fellow


See Dr Murray's staff profile page.

Dr Sara Parvis

Senior Lecturer in Patristics

Phone: +44 (0)131 650 8907


See Dr Sara Parvis's staff profile page.

Dr Philippa Townsend

Chancellor's Fellow: New Testament and Christian Origins

Phone: +44 (0)131 650 8964


See  Dr Townsend's staff profile page

Dr Simon Burton 

John Laing Senior Lecturer in Reformation History

Phone: +44 (0)131 650 8920


See Dr Burton's staff profile page