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Faculty and Teaching Staff

Experienced faculty and teaching staff are dedicated to assisting students at all points of their journey of study with BBI. Click here to read about BBI's teaching philosophy. Below is a list of our staff across our various areas of expertise.

150x160_Brendan-HydeACADEMIC DEAN
Associate Professor Brendan Hyde
Dip Teach, BEd, MEd, GradCert HE, PhD, MACE
T: +61 2 9847 0030 or E: BHyde@bbi.catholic.edu.au

Biblical Studies

     
  Jonathan ThambyrajahMr Jonathan Thambyrajah
BA (Hons)
 
  Elaine WainwrightEmeritus Professor Elaine Wainwright RSM
BA (Hons), BSS, MA (Theol), Cert Teaching, PhD
 
 
  Charles WaddellDr Charles Waddell
BA, MA, PhD (Anthrop), Post Grad Dip (Theol), STB, STL (Hons)
 
  Sarah CookMs Sarah Cook
BTheol (Hons), PhD
 

Church History

  Glen-O\'Brien_150x160Dr Glen O'Brien
BTh, MA Biblical Studies, MA Theological Studies, PhD
 
 
  Cath ThomDr Catherine Thom RSJ
BA, Dip Ed, MA, Grad Dip-Rel Studies, Dip Counselling, PhD

 
 

Governance & Canon Law

  Frank MorriseyEmeritus Professor Francis Morrisey OMI
BA, BPhil, BTh, BCL, MA, MCL, PHL, LTh, JCL, PhD, JCD
 
 
  Maria Casey 150x160Sr Maria Casey RSJ
BSc, BA, DipEd, MStudies, JCD, PhD


 
 
  Rodger AustinDr Rodger Austin
JCD, STL
 
  John-ThornberDr John Henry Thornber CFC
BCom, MEd, MTh, PhD, FCIS, FGIA
 
  Michaeld-ThornberMr Michael Thornber
BA, MEd, DipCounselling, GMQ
 
 
  Fr Matthew MullerRev Fr Matthew Muller
STB, JCL, MA, MTh, MCL
 

Leadership

  Therese D\'Orsa_croppedProfessor Therese D'Orsa
SecondaryTrsCert, BA, MA (Hons), MEd, PhD, FACE
 
 
  Dr Jim D\'Orsa Lecturer Mission and CultureAssociate Professor Jim D'Orsa
DipTeach, BSc, EEdAdmin, GradDipStudWelf, MCurricStud, PhD

 
  Massimo Faggioli@BBIConjoint Professor Massimo Faggioli
MA, PhD
Villanova University, United States
 
  Dr Jill GowdieDr Jill Gowdie
BA (Hons), DipEd, MEd, PhD
 
  Trish HindmarshDr Trish Hindmarsh
CertTeaching, BA, BEd, MTheol, EdD
 
  John CantwellDr John Cantwell FSC
BA, DipEd, GradDipEd (Rel), BA (Hons) (Biblical Studies), MTh (New Testament), PhD
 
  Vin HindmarshMr Vin Hindmarsh
MTh, GradCertSoc Welf
 
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Dr Michael Ryan

STB, BA, MEd, MEdAdmin, PhD
 

Liturgical Studies

  Jennifer CloseDr Jennifer Close
BA, Dip Fine Art, Dip Lit Studies, Grad Dip Theol, Grad Dip Ed, Dip Digital Media, PhD
 
 
  Erica MarshallMs Erica Marshall
MA (Pastoral Liturgy), Dip Teach, BLang, LTCL (Piano), ATCL (Violin)

 
 
  Veronica-Rosier_150x160Dr Veronica Rosier OP
BA (Hons), BTheol, GradDipEd, MA, MEd (Rel Ed), PhD (Lit Studies)
 
 

Missiology

 
Noel ConnollyRev Noel Connolly SSC
BA, STL, MBS
 
  Therese D\'Orsa_croppedProfessor Therese D'Orsa
Secondary TrsCert, BA, MA (Hons), MEd, PhD, FACE



 
 
  Dr Jim D\'Orsa Lecturer Mission and CultureAssociate Professor Jim D'Orsa
Dip Teach, BSc, EEdAdmin, Grad DipStudWelf, MCurricStud, PhD
 
 
  Dr Patrick McInerneyDr Patrick McInerney SSC
LAIS, MTheol, PhD
 
 

Religious Education

 
Rymarz Professor Richard Rymarz
BSc (Hons), MSc, GradDipEd, MEd Studies, EdD, MA (Theo), PhD
 
 
 
Peter-Carblis_Religious-EducationDr Peter Carblis
TAE40110 Cert IV TAE, BSc (Hons), GradDipEd (Secondary), MEd (Adult Ed), MMin, PhD

 
 
  Kath-Engebretson_150x160Associate Professor Kath Engebretson
Dip Ed, BEd, GradDipRE, GradDip Theol, MCurrStud, PhD
 
 
  Drasko Dizdar 150x160.jpgDr Drasko Dizdar
BTheol, BA (Hons), PhD
 
  Brendan-HydeDr Brendan Hyde
Dip Teach, BEd, MEd, GradCertHE, PhD, MACE
 
  Graham-Rossiter_150x160Professor Graham Rossiter
BSc(Hons), DipEd, MEd, PhD
 
  Paul BlomMr Paul Blom
BEd, BCom, MA (Theology),GradCertArts.
 

 Spirituality

  Michelle Jones_150x160Dr Michelle Jones
BA. STB, MTh, STL, STD
 
 
Cath ThomDr Catherine Thom RSJ
BA, Dip Ed, MA, Grad Dip Rel-Studies, Dip Counselling, PhD

 
 

Theology

  Michelle Jones_150x160Dr Michelle Jones
BA, STB, MTh, STL, STD
 
 
  Di RaysonDr Di Rayson
DipAppSci (Nursing), BN (Community Nursing), MPH, MTh, PhD
 
 
  Tracy McEwanMs Tracy McEwan
BAppSc(Mathematics), MTh

 
 
  Terry-Lovat_grey 150x160Emeritus Professor Terence Lovat
BTh, BLitt, BEd, MA, ThM, PhD
 
  Elaine Wainwright Emeritus Professor Elaine Wainwright RSM
BA (Hons), BSS, MA (Theol), Cert Teaching, PhD

 
 
  John Honner 150x160.jpgDr John Honner
BSc(Hons), BDiv(Hons), MTh, PhD
 
 
  Veronica-Rosier_150x160Dr Veronica Rosier OP
BA (Hons), BTheol, GradDipEd, MA, MEd (Rel Ed), PhD (Lit Studies)
 
 
  Chantelle Ogilvie-EllisMs Chantelle Ogilvie-Ellis
BA, GradCert InterfaithRelations, MTheol
 
 
 

Sarah CookMs Sarah Cook
BTheol (Hons)

 

 
  Dr Tom RyanDr Tom Ryan SM
BA, MA (Hons), STL, PhD
 
 
  Charles WaddellDr Charles Waddell
BA, MA, PhD (Anthrop), PostGradDipTheol, STB, STL (Hons)
 
 
  Emma CarolanMrs Emma Carolan
BTh (Hons), DipArts
 
  Amanda Proulx headshotMs Amanda Proulx
BA (Hons) Theology, Political Science; MA Pastoral Ministry
 
  Paul WilsonMr Paul Wilson
BA, MA (Theol), DipTeach

 
 
  Cristina GomezDr Cristina Gomez
MTh, PhD
 
  Judith SchneiderDr Judith Schneider
BTh, PhD
 
  Fr Paul MaloneyFr Paul Maloney OSA
BA (Philosophy), MA (English), Dip Ed
 
  Terry VelingAssociate Professor Terry A Veling
BTh, MA, MPS, PhD (Boston College)
 
 

Theological Ethics

  Dr Tom RyanDr Tom Ryan SM
BA, MA (Hons), STL, PhD
 
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