Undergraduate and Masters Teaching

Dr Corbett teaches on the MLitt in Theology and the Arts (DI5452: Religious Experience and Aesthetic Theory), the MLitt in Sacred Music (DI5601: Music and the Sacred in Theory and Practice), and in Systematic and Historical Theology at undergraduate and masters levels (e.g. DI4511: Aquinas’s Theology; DI4829: The Religious World of Dante; DI5526: Selected Medieval Theologian).

In 2019, Dr Corbett was awarded the McCall MacBain Foundation Outstanding Contribution to Teaching Excellence Award.

PhD Supervision

Dr Corbett welcomes enquiries for Ph.D. supervision in the following subject areas:

  • Dante Studies
  • Aquinas’ Theology and its Influence
  • Medieval Theology
  • Theology and the Arts across all periods
  • Catholic Theology post Vatican II

Current PhD Supervision

Rosemary Williams, ‘Music and Theology in Dante’s Commedia’.

Bradley Buck, ‘Thomism and the Inklings’.

Ewan Bowlby – ‘Spirituality, Art and the Cancer Patient’s Search for Meaning: Meeting cancer patients’ need for spiritual care through the arts’.

Sarah Moerman – ‘Theology of the Cross: New Interpretations through Musical Passion Settings’.

Jake Morley – ‘“That glorious sight”: Theological Aesthetics in the Poetry of Edmund Spenser and John Milton’.

Successfully Completed PhDs

Caleb Froehlich – ‘Speaking to a Seeking Generation: Non-religious Art and the Surprising Turn Towards Religion, America 1970-1975’.

Michael Anderson (with Prof. David Brown) – ‘Seeing the Bible : a Theological Retrieval of Visualization in the Christian tradition’.

Dr David Wilson (with Prof. David Brown) – ‘The Arts of Faith in a World of Progress: From Transcendence to Immanence’.

Dr Tim M. Allen (with Prof. David Brown) – ‘Heaven and the Imagination’.