Dr Louise Hickman

Position: Programme Leader, Postgraduate Theology
Tel: 0121 476 1181 (Ext. 2234)
Email: L.Hickman@newman.ac.uk


Before her current position, Louise studied Theology and the Philosophy of Religion at the University of Exeter and in 2005 gained a doctorate in the Divinity Faculty at the University of Cambridge under the supervision of Douglas Hedley. 

Research Interests

  • Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century English Platonism;
  • Contemporary developments in Natural Theology, and its place in the science-theology conversation.


  • TH408 - Introduction to Philosophy (1st year module)
  • TH508 - Ethics and Christian Moral Theory (2nd year module)
  • TH515 - Science and Religion (2nd year module)
  • TH606 - Philosophical Perspectives on Religion (3rd year module)
  • TH613 - Issues in Contemporary Ethics (3rd year module)

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Programme leader for theology postgraduate taught courses

Membership of Professional Organisations

Louise is currently on the committee of the UK’s Science and Religion Forum, and is a member of the American Academy of Religion, the British Society for the History of Philosophy, and the British Society for the Philosophy of Religion.

Publications, Conferences, and Other Research Activity

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Last updated: 11 February 2015

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