The College Fellowship was established by the College’s founder, the Revd Dr Stephen Moulsdale, in the early 1930s, when he oversaw the endowment of two fellowships. After a long hiatus, the Fellowship has grown considerably in the 21st century. The College is managed by Fellows, but the primary aim of the Fellowship is the support the academic research community in the College.


The Most Revd and Rt Hon. John Sentamu, MA, PhD, DLitt(Hon), Archbishop of York


The Very Revd Michael Sadgrove, DL, MA, FRSA, Dean Emeritus of Durham

Chair of the Governing Body

Jonathan Blackie, CBE, BSc

Official Fellows (by virtue of office)

Margaret Masson, MA, PhD, Principal
Eleanor Spencer Regan, BA MA PhD FHEA, Vice-Principal & Senior Tutor
Alistair Jenkins, Vice-Principal & Bursar
The Revd Ashley Wilson, BSc, BVM&S, BA, PhD, MRCVS, Vice-Principal and Postgraduate Director

Professorial Fellows

The Revd Professor Jeff Astley, MA, PhD, Professorial Fellow
Professor Sarah Banks, MA,PhD, MSW, CQSW, Professorial Fellow
Professor Tony Chapman, BA, PhD, Professorial Fellow
Professor Richard Else, BA, Professorial Fellow
Professor Gillian Foulger, MA, MSc, PhD,
Professorial Fellow Professor Ann Loades, CBE, BA, MA, PhD, Professorial Fellow
Professor Fred Robinson, MA, PhD, FRSA, Professorial Fellow
Professor Philip Sheldrake, BA, MA, MTh, BD, FRSA, FRHistS, Moulsdale Fellow
Canon Professor Michael Snape, BA, PhD, Michael Ramsey Professor of Anglican Studies
Professor Ian Stone, BA, MA, PhD, Professorial Fellow
Professor J. R. Watson, MA, PhD, Professorial Fellow

Fellows, Research Fellows and Academic Staff

Bill Apedaile, MSc, PhD, CEng, MICE, FRSA, Foundation Fellow
Nick Barton, BA, DipEd, MEd, Schoolmaster Fellow
Paul Chandler, MA, MBA, ACIB, Fellow
Frank Cranmer, BA, MA, STh, LLM, Fellow
Mervyn Ellis, Alumnus and Fellow
Canon James Lancelot, MA, MusB, FRCO (CHM), ARCM(Hons), FGCM(Hons), FRSCM, Fellow (Organist of Durham Cathedral)
Sara Maitland, MA, Writer in Residence*
Professor Bryan Morton CBE, Foundation Fellow
Jenny Parker, BA, MA, PGDip, PGDip, College Librarian
Gillian Skinner, MA, PhD, Senior Research Fellow
The Rt Revd David Stancliffe, MA, DLitt(Hon), DD, Fellow, Bishop of Salisbury (retired)
Mark Williams, BA, Foundation Fellow
Trevor Wishart, PhD, Fellow in Composition
Ian Zass-Ogilvie, ARICS, FRICS, AKC, Research Fellow

*Though a member of College, Sara Maitland is an anchorite, living in South West Scotland: hence, she might more properly be deemed Writer (not) in Residence….

Honorary Fellows

The Very Revd John R. Arnold, OBE, MA, DD, Emeritus Dean of Durham
Jim Barton, BSc, ACIB, MIBC, Former College Treasurer
The Rt Revd Alan D Chesters CBE, BA, MA, Hon DTheol, Alumnus, retired Bishop of Blackburn
The Revd Canon Ronald Coppin, BA, Former Governor
The Hon. Very Revd Harold Crichlow, GCM, Alumnus, Emeritus Dean and Senator of Barbados
The Very Revd John Hall, BA, HonDD, HonDTheol, FRSA, Alumnus, Dean of Westminster
The Revd Canon Bill Hall, Former Chaplain to the Arts in Durham & York, Honorary Fellow for the Arts
The Most Revd and Rt Hon. David Hope, KCVO, PC, BA, DPhil, Ret’d Archbishop of York
The Rt Revd John Inge, BSc, MA, PhD, PGCE, Alumnus, Bishop of Worcester
The Revd Prof. David Jasper, MA, BD, PhD, DD, Former Principal
Alan Klottrup, MBE, MA, MA, ACP, PhD, DipEd, MPS, Honorary Schoolmaster Fellow
William Maddox, BMus, FTCL, FCAM, Alumnus
The Revd Canon Prof. David Mawer, MA, BA, PhD, Alumnus
The Revd Canon Arthur Middleton, AKC, MPhil, Former College Tutor
The Revd Canon David Peacock, BA, MA, HonDD, Educator
The Revd Canon Prof. John Polkinghorne, KBE, MA, PhD, ScD, HonDD, FRS, FBA
James Randle, BA, Alumnus
The Rt Revd Anthony Russell, BA, DPhil, Alumnus, former Bishop of Ely
Sandi Russell, BA, MA, Jazz singer, writer, educator
The Very Revd Michael Sadgrove, DL, MA, FRSA, Dean Emeritus of Durham
The Most Revd and Rt Hon. John Sentamu, MA, PhD, DLitt(Hon), Archbishop of York, Visitor
Maeve, Baroness Sherlock of Durham, OBE, BA, MBA, MA, Alumna
Professor Bernard Silverman, FRS, MA, PhD, DSc, BTh, Chief Scientific Adviser to the Home Office
The Revd Prof. Bryan Spinks, BA, DipTheol, MTh, BD, DD FRHistS, Alumnus and former Governor
Anne Stevenson, BA, MA, DHL, poet and writer
Robert Swan, CBE, BA, FRGS, DLitt(Hon), DSc(Hon), Alumnus and Polar Explorer
The Rt Revd Michael Turnbull, CBE, MA, DipTheo, DLitt(Hon), DD(Hon), Retired Bishop of Durham
The Rt Revd Martin Wharton, CBE, BA, BTh, MA, Bishop of Newcastle (retired) , Former Chair of Governors The Revd Prof. John Wortley, BA, MA, PhD, DD, Alumnus

Visiting Fellows

Professor James Piscatori, PhD
The Rt Revd Graham Kings, BA, MA, PhD
Adam Wurr, BA, MPhil
Professor Philip Ziegler, Richardson Fellow (Epiphany 2017)

Visiting Fellows 2016/2017

Dr Sarah Buxton (MLAC)
Dr Marcela Cazzoli-Goeta (MLAC)
Dr Ben Dodds (History)
Dr Anna Rowlands (Theology)
Dr Sara L. Uckelman (Philosophy)
Dr Gillian Campling (Biological and Biomedical Sciences)
Professor Stewart Clark (Physics)
Dr Jens Funke (Mathematical Sciences)
Professor Gordon Love (Physics)
Professor Jon Trevelyan (Engineering and Computer Sciences)
Dr James Walton (Chemistry)
Professor Gillian Bentley (Anthropology) Dr Andy Hayward (Law School)
Dr Matteo Iannizzotto (Economics / BS)
Dr Mark McCormack (SASS)