Director, Graduate Research School

Alphacrucis College

BA, BA(Hons), PhD

Associate Professor Ben Myers is the Director of the Graduate Research School at Alphacrucis, where he oversees HDR programs with nearly a hundred candidates in theology and other disciplines. He was previously Lecturer in Systematic Theology at Charles Sturt University and Dean of Liberal Arts at Christian Heritage College.

Ben’s international appointments have included visiting fellow at Fuller Theological Seminary and member in residence at the Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton. He is a Research Fellow of the Public and Contextual Theology Research Centre (PaCT) at Charles Sturt University and an Honorary Senior Research Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH) at the University of Queensland.

Ben has published widely in theology, literature, and the history of Christian thought. His books include Milton’s Theology of FreedomChrist the Stranger: The Theology of Rowan Williams, and The Apostles’ Creed: A Guide to the Ancient Catechism. He is currently completing a book on union with Christ in the poetry of George Herbert. His current research focuses on poetry and theology in the 17th century, especially George Herbert and John Milton.