Peter Stiles

Acting Head of Education

Dr. Peter Stiles is Acting Head of Education at Excelsia College, and a Research Fellow of the Lumen Research Institute, Excelsia College and Indiana Wesleyan University. He is the inaugural Honorary Research Associate at Morling College, and an Adjunct Professor of English and Religious Studies at Trinity Western University, Canada. He completed his Ph.D. in Literature and Theology at the University of Glasgow in 1995. He has published both academic and creative works and his scholarly articles on Elizabeth Gaskell have appeared in journals, conference proceedings, and edited collections. His collection of verse, Trumped by Grace, published in Melbourne, was shortlisted for Australian Christian Book of the Year in 2016. He has experience teaching in secondary and tertiary settings and has served in the administration of several educational institutions. He is the Australian representative for Christianity and Literature, a Fellow of the RSA, a Member of the Australian College of Educators, and a Justice of the Peace (NSW).