Fellows are current or former research degree supervisors from partner institutions who are active in research pertinent to the interests of the Centre. 


Geordan Hammond, Ph.D., FRHistS, Director, Manchester Wesley Research Centre; Senior Lecturer in Church History and Wesley Studies, Nazarene Theological College.

Associate Director

David Bundy, Ph.D., Associate Director, Manchester Wesley Research Centre; Research Professor of World Christian Studies at New York Theological Seminary.

International Representative

Howard A. Snyder, Ph.D., International Representative, Manchester Wesley Research Centre (formerly MWRC Visiting Director); Former Professor of Wesley Studies, Tyndale Seminary; Former Professor of the History and Theology of Mission, Asbury Theological Seminary.

Director Emeritus

Herbert B. McGonigle, Ph.D., Director Emeritus, Manchester Wesley Research Centre.

Current Fellows of the Manchester Wesley Research Centre

J. Ayodeji Adewuya, Ph.D., Professor of New Testament, Pentecostal Theological Seminary.

Andrew Atherstone, D.Phil., Tutor in History and Doctrine and Latimer Research Fellow, Wycliffe Hall, Oxford.

George Bailey, Ph.D., Lecturer in Mission and Wesleyan Studies, Cliff College.

Dean Blevins, Ph.D., Professor of Practical Theology and Christian Discipleship, Director of Master of Arts in Christian Formation and Discipleship, Nazarene Theological Seminary.

Kent Brower, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer in Biblical Studies, Nazarene Theological College.

Deirdre Brower Latz, Ph.D., Principal and Senior Lecturer in Pastoral and Social Theology, Nazarene Theological College. 

Joseph Coleson, Ph.D., Professor of Old Testament Emeritus, Nazarene Theological Seminary.

Kenneth J. Collins, Ph.D., Professor of Historical Theology and Wesley Studies, Asbury Theological Seminary.

Dick Eugenio, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Theology and Assistant Academic Dean at Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary, Philippines.

Dean Flemming, Ph.D., Professor of New Testament and Missions, MidAmerica Nazarene University.

Svetlana Khobnya, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer in Biblical Studies, Nazarene Theological College.

Gareth Lloyd, Ph.D., Methodist Archivist, Methodist Archives and Research Centre, John Rylands University Library of Manchester. 

Julie Lunn, Ph.D., Lecturer in Practical and Social Theology, Nazarene Theological College.

Steve McCormick, Ph.D., Professor of Historical Theology, William M. Greathouse Chair of Wesleyan-Holiness Theology, Nazarene Theological Seminary. 

David McCulloch, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer in Pastoral Theology and Mission, Nazarene Theological College. 

David McEwan, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer in Theology, Pastoral Theology, and Practice; Academic Dean; Director of the Australasian Centre for Wesleyan Research, Nazarene Theological College (Brisbane, Australia).

Philip Meadows, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow, Nazarene Theological College.

Thomas A. Noble, Ph.D., Professor of Theology, Nazarene Theological Seminary and Visiting Lecturer and Ph.D. Research Supervisor, Nazarene Theological College.

Peter Nockles, Ph.D., Honorary Research Fellow, School of Arts, Languages & Cultures, University of Manchester; Retired Librarian, Rare Books & Maps, and Methodist Collections, Special Collections, The John Rylands Library, University of Manchester.

Steven O'Malley, Ph.D., John T. Seamands Professor of Methodist Holiness History, Asbury Theological Seminary.

Michael Pasquarello, III, Ph.D., Lloyd John Oglivie Professor of Preaching, School of Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary.

James Pedlar, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Wesley Studies and Theology, Tyndale Seminary.

Ben Pugh, Ph.D., Lecturer in New Testament and Applied Theology, Cliff College.

Peter Rae, Ph.D., Academic Dean and Vice-Principal, Nazarene Theological College.

David Rainey, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer in Theology, Nazarene Theological College.

Harold Raser, Ph.D., Professor of the History of Christianity Emeritus, Nazarene Theological Seminary.

Walter Riggans, Ph.D., PhD Supervisor, Cliff College.

Stephen Skuce, Ph.D., Director of Global Relationships for the British Methodist Church; PhD Supervisor, Cliff College.

Dwight Swanson, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow in Biblical Studies, Nazarene Theological College; Co-Director, Manchester Centre for the Study of Christianity and Islam. 

Justin Thacker, Ph.D., Academic Director, Cliff College.

Mi-Ja Wi, Ph.D., Lecturer in Biblical Studies and Global Mission, Nazarene Theological College.

Sarah K. Whittle, Ph.D., FHEA, Postgraduate Support Advisor, University of St. Andrews; Research Fellow in Biblical Studies, Nazarene Theological College.

Joseph Wood, Ph.D., Lecturer in Church History, Nazarene Theological College.  

Laurence Wood, Ph.D., Frank Paul Morris Professor of Systematic Theology, Coordinator for the London School of Theology/Asbury Theological Seminary Ph.D. programme, Asbury Theological Seminary. 

Stephen John Wright, Ph.D., Lecturer in Christian Theology and Wesley Studies, Nazarene Theological College.