Contact Us



President: Professor Constant Mews, Director, Centre for Religious Studies, Monash University.

Vice President:  Associate Professor Glen O’Brien, Research Coordinator, Eva Burrows College, University of Divinity.

Secretary: Professor Katharine Massam,  Deputy Director, Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry, Australian Catholic University

Treasurer: Dr Michael Champion, Historian and Educator, Lecturer in Churches of Christ Identity and Early Church History, Stirling Theological College,University of Divinity.

Members: Professor Philip Almond, University of Queensland; Professor  Shurlee Swain, Catholic University and the University of Melbourne; Dr Joanna Cruickshank, Deakin University, Professor Peter Harrison, University of Queensland

Editors-in-Chief, Journal of Religious History: Dr Laura Rademaker (appointed November 2020), Dr Miles Pattenden and Associate Professor Sarah Irving-Stonebraker (appointed 2022).

Book Review Editor, Journal of Religious History: Dr Celeste McNamara (appointed March 2021)

Journal of Religious History Editorial Associate, Newsletter Editor, RHA Membership & Webpage Administration Manager: Anna Haunton, University of Sydney.




New South Wales:

Professor Carole M. Cusack
Studies in Religion
Main Quadrangle
Room 605, Brennan MacCallum Building
Camperdown Campus
University of Sydney
NSW 2006

Ph: +61 2 9351 6837
Email: [email protected]


Associate Professor Jan Láníček
Associate Professor in Jewish and Modern European History
Morven Brown, Room 367
School of Humanities and Languages, Arts, Design & Architecture
University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Ph: +61 2 9385 1497 | F +61 2 9385 1251
Email: [email protected]


Dr Ian Tregenza (Outgoing)
Incoming Bronwyn Neil – TO BE UPDATED
Ph: +61


Dr Robert M. Andrews
Catholic Institute of Sydney for Theology and Ministry
Catholic College of Divinity
99 Albert Road
Strathfield, Sydney, NSW 2135
Email:[email protected]


Revd Associate Professor Glen O’Brien
Research Coordinator
Eva Burrows College
University of Divinity – Salvation Army Australia Eva Burrows College
Melbourne Campus
Ringwood, Victoria 3134
Ph: + 64 3 98475435
Email: [email protected].



Dr Michael Gladwin
Lecturer in History
Editor, St Mark’s Review
St Mark’s National Theological Centre School of Theology
Charles Sturt University
Email: [email protected]


New Zealand:

Professor Emeritus Peter Lineham
Massey University
4 Peel Street, Westmere
Auckland, 1022
New Zealand
Ph: + 64+9-3605595
Mobile: + 64 27-2794461
Email: [email protected]



Dr James A. T. Lancaster
School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry
Forgan Smith Building (1)
The University of Queensland
St Lucia
Queensland, 4072

Ph: +61 7 336 52099
Email: [email protected]


South Australia:

Dr David Hilliard
7 Samson Avenue
Westbourne Park
South Australia, 5041

Ph: +61 8 8272 9653
Email: [email protected]



Dr Elizabeth Freeman
Senior Lecturer in Medieval European History
School of Humanities
Private Bag 41
University of Tasmania
Hobart, TASMANIA 7001
Ph: +61 3 6226 2294
Email: [email protected]



Dr Kerrie Handasyde (Incoming 2022)
Centre for Theology and Ministry
29 College Cres Parkville 3052
Email: ke[email protected]


Dr Michael Champion
Deputy Director | Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry
Australian Catholic University
Level 4, 250 Victoria Parade
East Melbourne, Victoria, 3002
Ph: +61 3 9230 8226


Western Australia:

Dr Kirk Essary
Medieval and Early Modern History
ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions
The University of Western Australia
35 Stirling Highway
Perth, Western Australia, 6009

Ph: +61 8 6488 6799