BSc (Cardiff) PGDip (Leeds) BA MTh (Brunel) PhD (London)
Born into a Christian family, Julie first studied Biochemistry, before qualifying and working as a dietitian in the NHS. Having come to LST to study theology, she completed her doctoral studies at King’s College, London in 2003. Her particular interests are in the use of the OT in the NT, Second Temple Judaism and the Gospels and Acts.
The MA Biblical Studies programme is the new title for the revalidated MA Aspects and Implications of Biblical Interpretation and Julie has been the programme lead for this since 2008, overseeing its revalidation to the MA Biblical Studies in 2023. From December 2023 onwards, she is the Programme Leader for the MA Theological Studies additionally. For a number of years, she has also been a tutor for the BA online programme.
She is interested in supervising research in the New Testament, particularly in Luke-Acts and Matthew. She also has interests in Christology, biblical theology and hermeneutics, the use of the OT in the NT and in the interface between Second Temple Judaism and the NT.
Previously, Julie has been a Bishop’s Adviser on Selection for the Church of England, has taught on their continuing ministry education courses and been a sessional tutor for the Eastern Region Ministry course teaching first year ordinands and readers. Additionally, she has been an Adjunct Member of Faculty for Samford University Abroad teaching at their London campus.
She is involved in her local church, where she leads worship and preaches occasionally, In her spare time, she enjoys entertaining, spending time with friends, reading, sport (now watching rather than participating) and singing.