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Cornwell – John

John Cornwell

Faculty/Department:  Visiting Fellow, Centre for Advanced Religious and Theological Studies, Faculty of Divinity College Offices Currently Held: Director of the […]

Faculty/Department:  Visiting Fellow, Centre for Advanced Religious and Theological Studies, Faculty of Divinity

College Offices Currently Held: Director of the Science and Human Dimension Project, a public understanding of science and ethics programme.  Director of the Rustat Conferences.  Editor, Jesus College Annual Report.  Chair, Jesus College Media Society.

Degrees Obtained:
M.A. Oxford: English Language and Literature (1966)

Awards & Prizes:
Honorary Doctor of Letters (University of Leicester, and Newman University College); Gold Dagger Award (non-fiction) 1983; ITA award for Religious Journalism (1994); Science and Medical Network Book of the Year Award 2005; shortlist Specialist Journalist of the Year (National Press Awards ) 2006; shortlist PEN/Ackerley Award for best literary memoir 2007.

Academic Interests:
Public understanding of science; ethics in the public space; history and philosophy of contemporary neuroscience; science and religion; modern papal history.

Other Interests:
The art of investigative journalism; creative writing – memoir.

Email: jc224@cam.ac.uk
Tel: 328316 and 07714218441

Links:
Science & Human Dimension Project and Rustat Conferences webpages – http://www.rustat.org
Website of John Cornwell – author Newman’s Unquiet Grave – The Reluctant Saint – biography of Cardinal John Henry Newman – http://www.johncornwell.org