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Stephen Morgan

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Prof. Stephen Morgan

Rector of the University of Saint Joseph, Macau (SAR)

IFCU Vice President

Stephen Morgan has been Rector of the University of Saint Joseph since 2020. Originally from Wales in the UK, he is an Associate Professor of Theology and Ecclesiastical History.

After a career in finance in the City of London and Hong Kong, he spent fifteen years as the CFO/COO of a large not-for-profit in the UK. Returning to academic work in 2009, he read for a DPhil in Theology at the University of Oxford, where he was a Research Associate of St Benet’s Hall between 2013 and 2015. He was a member of the academic staff of the Maryvale Institute of Higher Religious Sciences from 2011 until 2021. In addition to his duties as Rector of USJ, he is currently supervising or co-supervising six PhD students in Religious Studies, Philosophy and Education. In October 2021, Catholic University of America Press published his “John Henry Newman and the Development of Doctrine”, which has been described as “« The best work I’ve seen on the development of Newman’s own thought on development of doctrine. Seamlessly blends the personal and the theoretical, shows Newman’s thought process and responds to critics of Newman’s account with charity and equity. » (Professor David P. Deavel, University of St. Thomas, Minnesota).

Geographical keywords: Asia ;
Institutions:
University of Saint Joseph (USJ)