Professor Andrew Dutney

Academic Status

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

place Adelaide College of Divinity
Adelaide College of Divinity, 34 Lipsett Tce, Brooklyn Park SA 5032

Rev Prof Andrew Dutney teaches Systematic Theology and Church History within the Adelaide College of Divinity and Flinders University. He is the Principal of Uniting College for Leadership & Theology. He is a Past President of the National Assembly of the Uniting Church in Australia. Andrew was the foundation Principal of Uniting College for Leadership & Theology (2009-2012), Principal of Parkin-Wesley College (2001-2008) and the foundation Director of the Centre for Theology, Science & Culture (1998-2001). He was the chairperson of the SA Council on Reproductive Technology (1996-2006). He is widely published in theology, history and ethics and provides regular media comment on relgion, ethics, spirituality and society.

BA (University of Queensland, 1981), Diploma in Ecumenical Studies (St Andrews University, 1982), PhD (St Andrews University, 1985), Grad Cert Ter Ed (Flinders University, 1998), EdD (Flinders University, 2008)
Honours, awards and grants

Samuel Rutherford Thesis Prize, St Andrews University 1985

Supervisor of PhDs recieving the Vice Chancellor's Prize for Doctoral Thesis Excellence: Sean Gilbert (2019) David Turnbull (2019) Lynne Taylor (2017) Stephen Pietsch (2014)

Key responsibilities

Principal, Uniting College for Leadership & Theology

Executive Officer, Adelaide College of Divinity

Past President, National Assembly Uniting Church in Australia

Topic coordinator
THEO2315 Orientation of the UCA
THEO1401 Church History A
THEO2314 Theololgy of Christ
THEO8307 Theology of Christ
THEO8401 Church History A
Topic lecturer
THEO1401 Church History A
THEO8401 Church History A
THEO2315 Orientation of the UCA
THEO8307 Theology of Christ
THEO2314 Theology of Christ
Supervisory interests
Church and society
Practical theology
Systematic theology
Uniting Church in Australia
Higher degree by research supervision
Principal supervisor: Christian Education (1), Systematic Theology (1), Missiology (2)
Associate supervisor: Systematic Theology (3)
Principal supervisor: Systematic Theology (6), Practical Theology (6), Missiology (2), Ethics (1)
Higher degree by research student achievements
Dr Stephen Pietsch

Vice Chancellor's Prize for Doctoral Thesis Excellence - MAY 2014

Dr Lynne Taylor

Vice Chancellor's Prize for Doctoral Thesis Excellence - MAY 2018

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Media expertise
  • Ethics
  • Religion
  • Science
  • Ethics
  • Religion
  • Science

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