Assistant Professor in Religious Ethics, University of Nottingham

Dr Hutchings is Assistant Professor in Religious Ethics at the University of Nottingham (UK). He is a sociologist interested in the relationship between religion, media and culture, with particular attention to digital forms of Christianity. His PhD (Durham University, 2010) was an ethnographic study of five online Christian churches. His subsequent work has included postdoctoral fellowships at Durham University and The Open University (UK) and Umea University and Stockholm University (Sweden), studying topics ranging from the Bible as a digital text to death and mourning in online communities.

Experience

  • 2018–present
    Assistant Professor in Religious Ethics, University of Nottingham

Education

  • 2010 
    Durham University, PhD in Theology

Publications

  • 2017
    Creating Church Online: Ritual, Community and New Media, Routledge

Honours

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy