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Ms Sara Altmann

Acquisitions and Liaison Librarian

Sara’s chief role is to assist the Director of Library Services with the selection and sourcing of resources and their ordering and receiving. This involves some liaison with faculty. Sara is also regularly rostered to work on the circulation desk where she assists students, faculty and other borrowers.

Location ALC North Adelaide

Dr Stephen Haar

BTh BA(Hons) PhD GradDipEd CertIVTAE
Dean; Senior Lecturer in Theology, Vice-Principal, Academic Dean, Course Advisor

In 2007 Stephen commenced at ALC as Lecturer in New Testament and Pastoral Studies. He was appointed Dean in 2008 and Dean / Vice-Principal in 2010.

Research areas: New Testament, Biblical Theology, Theological Education

Location ALC North Adelaide

Dr Stephen Hultgren

Lecturer in New Testament, Coordinator of Biblical Studies

Stephen began lecturing in New Testament at ALC in July 2012. He was promoted to Senior Lecturer within the University of Divinity in 2018.

Research areas: New Testament, Biblical Theology

Location ALC North Adelaide

Mr Shaun Lancaster

BMusHons PGDipLIS MAppSc(Lib&InfoMgt) MBA
Director of Library Services

Shaun oversees all library management and policy issues and ensures the continued provision of efficient services.

Location ALC North Adelaide

Dr Stephen Pietsch

BTh MMin PhD
Lecturer in Pastoral Theology (specialising in counselling studies), Director of Formation

Stephen commenced as a lecturer at ALC in July 2008. During this time he has completed a Master of Ministry (Adelaide College of Divinity, 2012) and a PhD at Flinders University.

Research areas: Reformation History, Luther studies, Pastoral Theology, the interface of theology and psychology

Location ALC North Adelaide

Mr Trevor Schaefer

BA(Hons) DipEd BTh DipInfSt
Serials and Lending Librarian

Trevor looks after circulation and general reference enquiries, as well as periodical subscriptions. You will find him at the front desk each morning, ready to help with your questions.
He has a particular interest in Reformation history and the life of Martin Luther and he is the Lutheran representative on the Council of Christians and Jews.

Location ALC North Adelaide

Dr Maurice Schild

Emeritus Lecturer

Dr Maurice Schild taught at ALC from 1970 to 2000 in the area of Church history, retiring from full-time teaching in December 2000. The November 2000 edition of the Lutheran Theological Journal (LTJ 34, no. 3) contained an editorial tribute and articles written in his honour.

Dr Lisa Schmidt

BSc(Hons) GradCertEd(Higher Ed) PhD
Executive Director, Lutheran Education Australia; Associate Professor, Flinders University

Research areas: Education

Dr Jeff Silcock

Emeritus Lecturer

Jeff served as a lecturer from 1996 until his retirement at the end of 2016. After retirement he continued to serve the Lutheran Church of Australia as the chair of the Commission on Theology and Inter-Church Relations (CTICR) and co-chair of the Lutheran – Uniting Church Dialogue until the end of 2018, and remains a member of the Lutheran – Orthodox International Joint Commission.

Dr Samuel Wang

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research areas: Systematic Theology, Cross-cultural theology

Location Singapore