Elected: 2024
Discipline: Philosophy, Theology and Law
Professor Paul Foster
Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity, School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh
Paul Foster first studied mathematics and physics at the University of Western Australia. Later he commenced studies in theology, with a doctorate from the University of Oxford in New Testament in 2003. Since then he has worked as an academic at the School of Divinity in the University of Edinburgh. He was Dean and Head of School from 2013-2018. He is also on staff at St Mary’s Scottish Episcopal Cathedral in Edinburgh since 2003. He was later appointed as a canon.