Academic Director

The Academic Director is Dr Peter Bolt

ThL ACT DipA (Theol) Moore College BD London MTh ACT MA (Hons) Macquarie PhD London

Peter has been Academic Director at SCD since March 2016. His main duties are related to leadership and quality assurance in the SCD coursework academic programs and for learning and teaching matters. He is a member of Academic Board and the Board’s Coursework Committee, and he chairs the Board’s Discipline Coordinators Committee. He has particular responsibility for checking applications to accredit teachers, overseeing the monitoring of student results, coordinating Discipline moderations, and professional development of faculty in curriculum and pedagogical matters, including online delivery.

Peter is the author of numerous scholarly publications, especially related to Mark’s Gospel, mission, and Australian Anglican church history. He has been head of New Testament and Greek at Moore Theological College and has served national and international academic and church organizations in a range of roles. His ongoing research interests now centre on writing commentaries on several books of the New Testament.

Peter’s personal interests include Australian history, music, exercise, humour, and enjoying the company of good friends and family.