Activities and Awards

Membership of Professional Bodies and Learned Societies
– Society of Biblical Literature
– Institute of Biblical Research
– Fellow of The Higher Education Academy

Membership of Advisory Bodies
– Co-Chair, Gospel of Mark program unit, International Society of Biblical Literature, since 2013
– Co-Chair, Synoptic Gospels program unit, British New Testament Society, since 2013.
– Steering Committee, Synoptic Gospels program unit, Society of Biblical Literature, since 2015.
– Committee, Scottish Baptist Lay Preacher’s Association, since 2015.
– Co-Chair, Identity Formation in the New Testament research group, Institute for Biblical Research, since 2016

Peer Review Activities
New Testament General Editor, Bible Odyssey Project (, since 2017 (editorial board member since 2013)

McCall-MacBain Teaching Excellence Award, University of St Andrews, 2016