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Rev Canon Dr Andrew Todd 

Education and Qualifications

2009 PhD (Cardiff University) – Passed with no corrections required

1998 MPhil (King's College, London)

1984 BA Hons. (University College, Durham) Theology

Career Overview

Andrew has 16 years experience of theological education, including continuing ministerial education, and the ecumenical training of ordained ministers in the Cambridge Theological Federation (of which he is a past President and Senior Associate).  He has also been a Chaplain in Higher Education.  He moved to Cardiff from Bury St Edmunds, where he was Sub-Dean of the Cathedral, in addition to his training responsibilities.  He is a practical theologian with particular interests in chaplaincy, public theology, hermeneutics and research methods.  His PhD, from Cardiff University, combined the interest in hermeneutics and research methods in an empirical investigation of the talk, dynamics and theological practice of Bible-study groups.  As part of his role as Director of the Cardiff Centre for Chaplaincy Studies, he directs the MTh in Chaplaincy Studies and other educational programmes and is developing research into chaplaincy.  He is an Honorary Research Fellow of Cardiff University.  

Awards and Prizes

2003 & 2004 Edward Rhys-Price Scholarship, Cardiff University


Membership and External Activity

British and Irish Association for Practical Theology (BIAPT)

British International Studies Association (BISA)

BSA Sociology of Religion Study Group