George Corbett

Dr Corbett is Senior Lecturer in Theology and the Arts, and Director of Impact, in the School of Divinity, University of St Andrews.

Dr Corbett has two principle areas of research and teaching: Theology and the Arts (with a focus on the Christian poet Dante Alighieri) and Systematic and Historical Theology (with a focus on Aquinas’s theology and its influence, and on catholic theology post Vatican II).

Dr Corbett co-ordinates the weekly research seminar of ITIA (the Institution for Theology, Imagination and the Arts), and co-directs the MLitt in Sacred Music (a collaboration between ITIA and the Music Centre). He also directs CEPHAS, a Thomistic Centre for Philosophy and Scholastic Theology, and TheoArtistry, a project bringing together theologians and artists for creative collaborations.

Dr Corbett joined the School of Divinity in 2015. Previously, he held positions as Junior Research Fellow in Philosophy, Trinity College, and affiliated lecturer in Italian, University of Cambridge, where he also taught English literature and theology. He received his BA (double first), MPhil (distinction), and PhD (AHRC-funded) from the University of Cambridge. He has also studied in Pisa (as an Erasmus-Socrates exchange scholar at La Scuola Normale Superiore), Rome (Institutum Pontificium Alterioris Latinitatis), and Montella (Vivarium Novum). 

If you would like to contact him, please email: gc63@st-andrews.ac.uk.