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John Mark Capper

Academic Dean, Stirling Theological College, University of Divinity

Christian Theologian and Educator, John is an ordained Anglican. His research interests include the engagement of religion and contemporary society, the nature of God (and the perceptions of this in society and in other academic disciplines), and contemporary approaches to higher education practice, leadership and policy.


  • 2012–present
    Senior Lecturer in Theology, University of Divinity
  • 2013–present
    Director of Learning and Teaching, University of Divinity
  • 2012–2013
    Dean, United Faculty of Theology
  • 2003–2011
    Dean and Senior Lecturer in Theology, Tabor College, Victoria


  • 1998 
    University of Cambridge, PhD
  • 1990 
    University of New England, Diploma in Social Science
  • 1986 
    Australian College of Theology, Diploma in Ministry
  • 1986 
    Australian College of Theology, Bachelor of Theology (Hons)
  • 1979 
    University of New South Wales, Bachelor of Engineering

Professional Memberships

  • Society for Biblical Literature
  • Society for the Study of Theology
  • Australian and New Zealand Association of Theological Schools
  • Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia
  • Faith-Based Online Learning Directors

Research Areas

  • Specialist Studies In Education (1303)
  • Curriculum And Pedagogy (1302)
  • Religion And Religious Studies (2204)