Administrative Staff

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Padraig O'Connor

Head of Administration and Finance

Operational and day-to-day co-ordination of Faculty activities, oversight of the administrative team and faculty resources; Secretary to the Faculty Board, Planning and Resources Committee, Research Committee, Faculty Membership Committee and OPTET; management of the Faculty budget; recruitment and personnel issues.

Theology and Religion Faculty Centre
Tel: 01865 270791

Pamela Armstrong

Deputy Faculty Administrator

Manages the Faculty Office and is responsible for matters relating to undergraduate and graduate teaching, learning, and assessment in the Faculty; contributes to academic planning and the development of policy within an overall framework set by the Theology and Religion Faculty Board; acts as secretary to the FHS Examiners and to the Undergraduate Studies Committee.

Theology and Religion Faculty Centre
Tel: 01865 270061

Penny Rodgers

Graduate Studies Administrator

Provides support for matters relating to graduate studies; acts as first point of contact for graduate students and prospective graduate students, both in responding to enquiries and correspondence related to our graduate programmes and the admissions procedure; processes graduate admissions and manages the admissions procedure, which includes informing applicants of decisions and liaising with colleges and academic assessors. 

Theology and Religion Faculty Centre
Tel: 01865 270714

Kathrin Gowers

Undergraduate Studies and Examinations Administrator

Provides support for matters relating to undergraduate studies and examinations. Coordinates the Lecture List.

Theology and Religion Faculty Centre
Tel: 01865 270698

Fran Roach

General Administrator 

Provides administrative support for the Faculty; acts as personal assistant to the Faculty Board Chair; coordinates general communications and acts as a first port of call for enquiries for the Faculty and the Ian Ramsey Centre.

Theology and Religion Faculty Centre
Tel: 01865 270697

Elizabeth Macallister

Finance Administrator

Assists with the preparation of budgets, forecast data and estimates; processes invoices and payments monitoring spend against researh allowances / start up grants etc; monitors research grant finances.  

Theology and Religion Faculty Centre
Tel: 01865 270797

Nick Fowler

Graduate Studies Assistant
Supports on-course graduate students processing transfers, confirmations, thesis title changes, supervisor changes, extensions, suspensions and applications for the appointment of examiners. Acts as secretary to Graduate Studies Committee.
Humanities Divisional Office
Tel: 01865 270048


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Address: Faculty of Theology and Religion, Gibson Building, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG.

For general enquiries, contact the General Administrator.
Telephone: +44 (0)1865 270790

For enquiries about graduate admissions contact the Graduate Studies Administrator.
Telephone: +44 (0)1865 270714

For enquiries about undergraduate admissions, contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office.
Telephone: +44 (0)1865 288000

For enquiries about outreach and access, contact the Schools Liaison Officer.
Telephone: +44 (0)1865 282353