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Abiola Crown is a doctoral student at the University of Aberdeen. She was recipient of the KLICE Majority World Award 2013-2014 and 2014-2015. Her PhD topic is a case study of violence against women among the Kikuyu tribe in Kenya, and the role of the African church. She is a Missionary in Nairobi, Kenya, and the facilitator of the Support for Battered Women Initiatives.
Kevin Hargaden recently completed his PhD in theological ethics at the University of Aberdeen. He held a KLICE - Transforming Business Joint Award in Business & Economics from 2013-2016. His thesis explored the theological problem of wealth in the parables of Jesus, approaching the question from the perspective of recent Irish economic history. His first book, written with Brian Brock and Stanley Hauerwas, is entitled Beginnings: Interrogating Stanley Hauerwas (T&T Clark 2017). Kevin took up the position of Social Theology Officer for the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice in his home city of Dublin in early 2017. The Centre works to promote social justice by fostering understanding of public policy issues through social analysis and theological reflection, and by advocating for the reform of policy and services. In his role he will both support the existing team in these aims and extend the work of the Centre in penal policy, housing and homelessness, environmental justice, renewal within the Church, and the need for a more just and sustainable model of economic development.
Katherine Hogg is a part time doctoral student at Leeds University. Her PhD topic is theology and peacebuilding in the international context. Her work involves using a dynamic, relational lens to study organisations involved in peacebuilding as well as considering the writing of John Paul Lederach, a peacebuilder practitioner and various theologians who have contributed to peacebuilding discourse. Katherine has a Masters in Theology, Religious Studies and International Development from Leeds University and also works part time for Christian Aid as a Regional Coordinator in Yorkshire.
Tony Banda was a KLICE award-holder from 2009-2012. He has recently completed a PhD in the area of biomedical ethics at the University of Durham: 'Rethinking Rationality: Theological Anthropology in Light of Profound Cognitive Impairment, Relationality, Embodiment and Personhood'. Tony is an Associate of the Higher Education Academy (AHEA). As a Graduate Teaching Assistant at the University of Durham he taught in the Combined Honours programme and at the Department of Theology and Religion.
Andy Draycott was a KLICE award-holder from 2007 until 2009. He was brought up in a missionary family in Brazil. He is now Associate Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies at Biola University, California. His doctoral studies were in political theology oriented by mission; he went on to co-edit a book with another former award-holder, Jonathan Rowe, entitled Living Witness: Explorations in Missional Ethics (IVP 2012).
James Gould is completing his PhD in law at the University of Exeter, while working as a lawyer in London. He was the first recipient of the Professor Sir Norman Anderson Award in Law and Ethics, holding it from 2013-2016. His thesis addresses both jurisprudence and employment law, applying the work of American Christian legal theorist Robert George - a prominent member of the 'New Natural Law' school - to the current tension between religious liberty and equality rights in the UK. He has served as an Associate Lecturer at the University of Exeter, where he taught Jurisprudence, Contract, Commercial, Property and Employment Law. He has given papers, by invitation, at Oxford, Exeter, Cardiff and Mardin Artuklu (Turkey). James has also worked in a visiting capacity at the University of Bristol Law School. James further volunteers as a director and trustee for the charity, Adventure Plus.
1. KLICE Comment April 2017 - Brexit after Article 50
2. Ethics in Brief March 2017 - Ancient Laws for New Challenges: The Ten Commandments as a Critique of Inequality Mark Glanville
3. Director Position open.
4. KLICE News April 2017.
5. KLICE award-holder and Research Associate organising conference at Aberdeen University on 'Joy and Prosperity'
6. Report of CORAB symposium available.