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Professor Wendy Mayer

BA BA(Hons) PhD

University of Divinity Dean of Research Strategy

Wendy is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities and known internationally for her research on early Christian preaching and the life and works of the eastern church father and preacher John Chrysostom. Her research currently embraces two additional strands: the reception of Greek medicine in Christian thought in Late Antiquity; and the root causes of religious conflict and radicalisation in both past and present.

Research areas: Early Christianity, Late Antiquity, Homiletics, Liturgy, Sociology/Psychology of Religion, Church History

Research supervision

Research areas: Early Christianity, Late Antiquity, Homiletics, Liturgy, Sociology/Psychology of Religion, Church History

See also Researcher Curriculum Vitae: Wendy Mayer

Qualifications in detail

  • Bachelor of Arts (University of Adelaide, 1979)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) (University of Queensland, 1991), University Medal
  • Doctor of Philosophy (University of Queensland, 1996)
  • FAHA

Papers and publications

For a complete list of Dr Mayer’s publications see http://alc.academia.edu/WendyMayerFAHA

Researcher: Professor Wendy Mayer