Meet The Team


Dr Brian Harris
Brian Harris
  • Principal; Head of Department of
    Ministry and Practice
  • BSoc Sc, BTh (Hons), MTh, PhD
    (University of Auckland) Cert IV TAE
 Dr Michael O’Neil
Michael O'Neil
  • Director Vose Research; Head of Department
    of Christian Thought
  • BTh, MTh (Hons), PhD (Murdoch University),
    Cert IV TAE
Dr David Cohen
 David Cohen
  • Head of Department of Biblical Studies;
    Lecturer in Old Testament and Hebrew Bible
  • DipT, BEd, BDiv(Hons), GradDipTheol, MA(Theol),
    PhD (Murdoch University), Cert IV TAE
Dr Peter Christofides
 Peter Christofides
  • Dean of Students; Lecturer in New Testament
  • DipTheol, BTh(Hons), MA(Bib. Studies),
    D. Litt et Phil (University of Johannesburg) PhD
    (University of Pretoria) Cert IV TAE
Dr Graeme Cross
 Graeme Cross
  • Academic Dean
  • BEd, MEd(Admin), PhD (Edith Cowan University)
Monica O’Neil
 Monica O'Neil
  • Director Vose Leadership and VET,
    Lecturer in Pastoral Field Education
  • MA (Ministry), Cert IV TAE
Lloyd Porter
 Lloyd Porter
  • Director Vose Mission, Lecturer in Mission
  • B.App Sc, Dip Theology, MA (Leadership), Cert IV TAE
Dr James Lee
 James Lee
  • Korean Cohort Coordinator
  • B.Sc (CEng), MNR (REng), M.Edu,
    M.Div, D.Edu, TESOL, NAATI, Cert IV TAE
Cate Vose
  • Off Campus Studies Coordinator (VET)
  • MDiv (in progress), BSW, Cert IV TAE
Dr Richard Moore
  • New Testament Research Fellow
  • BA, MA, DipEd, BD, PhD
    (University of Queensland)
Dr John Olley
  • Old Testament Research Fellow
  • BSc, PhD (University of Sydney), BD, TheolM
Dr Carolyn Tan
  • Adjunct Lecturer in New Testament Greek
  • MDiv, MBA, MBBS, D Med (Singapore),
    FAMS (Singapore)
John Clapton
  • Adjunct Lecturer in Chaplaincy
  • DipTeach, DipMin(Hons), BTh,
    CertIVManPracs MSocSc
Alyson Passauer
  • Adjunct Lecturer in Youth Ministry
  • BA, AdvDipMin, GradDipDiv, Cert IV TAE


Marcus Passauer
 Marcus Passauer
  •  Administrator
Lynn Cowper
 Lynn Cowper
  • Reception Administration Assistant
Brenda Warren
 Brenda Warren
  • Registrar
Daniel Bonallack
 Daniel Bonallack
  • VET Administration and Compliance
Chris Ellery
 Chris Ellery
  • Chaplain


Nathan Hobby
  • Seminary Librarian
Bridget Barry
 Bridget Barry
  • Seminary Librarian
Jess Judd
  • Library Assistant
Heather Baker
  •  Library Assistant


Our name, Vose Seminary, honours Noel Vose’s immense contribution in founding the College and leading and teaching within it for three decades. Now in his late eighties, Noel still takes an active interest in the seminary and the Baptist family.