Get in touch

We are always keen to hear from academics, postdocs and postgraduates both in Oxford and further afield. For all general enquiries please email

For further information on the Christians in academia formation group and other postgraduate programmes and events within Oxford please contact Bethan Willis or Rob  Hemburger at their email addresses below.


Robert Heimburger

Dr Robert W. Heimburger is Co-ordinator of the Developing a Christian Mind conferences and co-leads the Christians in Academia group. He studied philosophy and music at Davidson College, North Carolina, theology at Regent College, Vancouver, and theology and Christian ethics at the University of Oxford, where he completed his doctorate.


Bethan Willis

Dr Bethan Willis co-leads the Christians in Academia group. She completed her doctorate at Exeter University on Miroslav Volf and justice in the Balkans in 2013. She continues to research and write on issues related to social justice. Bethan is on maternity leave from October 2017 until August 2018.


Claire Shuttleworth

Claire Shuttleworth is the administrator for the Developing a Christian Mind conferences. She graduated from Oxford Brookes University and undertook postgraduate study at King's College London on Christianity and the Arts. She has worked in a variety of administrative roles in Oxford, and in academic publishing for Wiley-Blackwell.