Scott McDonald


Glasgow, Scotland

MTheol, Theology, University of St Andrews
MLitt, Theology, Imagination & the Arts, University of St Andrews

Thesis topic/academic interests
Theology of superheroes, under the supervision of Gavin Hopps.

Also: comic books more generally (form history and content), gender criticism, new media, and contemporary theological ethics.

Other information
Where part-time employment and PhD research permit, Scott unsurprisingly spends a
considerable amount of time reading comic books. He also is involved in the University medieval
re-enactment society (the Shire of Caer Caledon), is an enthusiastic homebrewer, and plays
substantially more video games than are probably good for him. He enjoys speculative fiction, oral storytelling, and fire performance (occasionally in conjuction with Rebekah Dyer). Like many PhD students, Scott is passionately involved with alcohol; he works as a junior brewer for the St Andrews Brewing Company.