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The Institute currently employs a full-time Director and a part-time Development Officer, and receives administrative support from Tyndale House.
Dr. Jonathan Chaplin - Director
Dr. Jonathan Chaplin, a specialist in Christian political thought became the first Director of the new Institute in September 2006. More...
His current research interests include:
• contemporary political theology
• the role of faith in public life
• religion and political liberalism
• cultural pluralism and civil society.
He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01223 566620.
Genevieve joined the staff in October 2016. She has a background in theology, the arts and business.
She can be contacted at email@example.com or on 01223 566622.
Former academic staff
Dr Joshua Hordern - Associate Director 2010-2012
Joshua Hordern was appointed as the first KLICE Associate Director in September 2010. He was responsible for administering and developing the Public Leadership Programme and engaging in research, publication and teaching. Joshua was a KLICE doctoral award-holder from 2007-9. He completed a PhD in political theology at the University of Edinburgh under the supervision of Professor Oliver O'Donovan after which he was awarded a Junior Research Fellowship from 2009-2012 at Wolfson College, Cambridge. He was also an Affiliated Lecturer in Christian Ethics at the Cambridge Divinity Faculty 2011-2012. Joshua took the position of University Lecturer in Christian Ethics, and Fellow of Harris Manchester College, Oxford in October 2012.
Andrew Goddard was the Associate Director of the Kirby Laing Institute for Christian Ethics between October 2012 and March 2015. He stepped down from the role due to ill-health and remains an Honorary Research Fellow. He is currently researching and writing a book on marriage and sexual ethics.
Before becoming Associate Director, he served on the Advisory Council of KLICE and taught Christian Ethics at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford (where he was a member of the Theology Faculty of Oxford University) and then at Trinity College, Bristol. More...