Alumni

The Institute for Theology, Imagination and the Arts, along with the School of Divinity and the University of St Andrews more generally, pride ourselves on the excellent career outcomes of our graduates. Below is a list of known alumni of ITIA’s doctoral programme, with career destinations.

In addition to subject-specific career preparation within ITIA and Divinity, the university has a dedicated Careers Centre with expert staff and resources to support graduates in their preparation for and transition to the academic and non-academic job market.

Full destination data is available from the university. Here, we offer a list of ITIA alumni who have informed us of their present occupations:

Timothy Bartel, PhD – Assistant Professor of Literature, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX, USA
Paul Blair, PhD – Scholar in Residence, Wilmore Anglican Church, Wilmore, Kentucky, USA
Christopher R. Brewer, PhD – Manager of Church Partner Development, The Colossian Forum on Faith, Science and Culture, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Travis Buchanan, PhD – Assistant Professor for Theological Studies, Colorado Christian University, Lakewood, CO, USA
Jennifer A. Craft, PhD – Assistant Professor of Humanities and Theology, Point University, West Point, GA, USA
Matt Farlow, PhD – Associate Pastor of Grace Church and Adjunct Lecturer at Urbana Seminary, Champaign, IL, USA
Daniel Gabelman, PhD – Teaching Staff, Religious Studies, Eastbourne College, East Sussex, UK
Josephine Gabelman, PhD – Teaching Staff, Eastbourne College, East Sussex, UK
Joshua Genig, PhD – Director of Lay Ministry & Assistant Professor of Church History, SS. Cyril and Methodius Seminary, Orchard Lake, MI, USA
Jason Goroncy, PhD – Dean of Studies, Knox Centre for Ministry and Leadership, Dunedin, New Zealand
Stephen R. Guthrie, PhD – Associate Professor of Theology, Belmont University, Nashville, TN, USA
Mark Johnson, PhD – Principal’s Assistant, Waverley Abbey College, East Sussex, UK
Trygve Johnson – Hinga-Boersma Dean of the Chapel, Hope College, Holland, MI, USA
Lori Kanitz, PhD – Assistant Professor of English, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK, USA
Ivan Khovacs, PhD – Senior Lecturer in Theology, Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, Kent, UK
Reno E. Lauro, PhD – Director of Digital Learning, Princeton Theological Seminary

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Robert MacSwain, PhD – Associate Professor of Theology and Christian Ethics, The University of the South, Sewanee, TN, USA
• Cole Matson, PhD – Voice & Music Faculty, CAP21 Musical Theatre Conservatory; First Artist-in-Residence, Sheen Center for Thought & Culture, New York, NY
David McNutt, PhD – Associate Editor for IVP Academic
Dylan Potter, PhD – Lecturer in Theology, TCA College, Singapore
Meg Ramey, PhD – Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies, Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, PA, USA
Sara Schumacher, PhD – Director of Education & Lecturer in Theology and the Arts, St Mellitus College, London, UK
Micah Snell, PhD Candidate – Instructor of English, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX, USA
Chelle Stearns, PhD – Assistant Professor of Theology, The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology, Seattle, WA, USA
Kj Swanson, PhD – Adjunct Professor of Theology and Culture at The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology, Seattle, WA, USA
Philip Tallon, PhD – Chair of the Department of Apologetics and Assistant Professor of Theology at Houston Baptist University
Wes Vander Lugt, PhD – Lead Pastor at Warehouse 242, Charlotte, NC, USA; Adjunct Professor at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Michael Ward, PhD – Professor of Apologetics, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX, USA; Senior Research Fellow, Blackfriars Hall, Oxford
Jim Watkins, PhD – Teaching Staff, Humanities and Bible, Veritas School, Richmond, VA, USA
Kathryn Wehr, PhD – Faith Formation Coordinator, Church of St Mark, St Paul, MN
Taylor Worley, PhD – Assistant Professor of Christian Thought & Tradition, Union University, Jackson, TN, USA

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This list represents alumni whose destination data we have received, and may be incomplete. If you are an alumnus or alumna and would like your details added or updated on this page, please contact us at the address to the right/below.