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Norman Aquino  

Norman Aquino

Registrar

In the role of Registrar for Eva Burrows College, Norman works collaboratively with students to administer successful course admission, progression and completion outcomes. Equally, he works with various administration and education specialists to ensure the more than capable delivery of courses. He feels most achieved when good minds and serving hearts come together to deliver a meaningful learning experience to students.

Arseny Ermakov  

Reverend Dr Arseny Ermakov

Senior Lecturer

Prior to joining the college in 2011, Arseny taught courses at European Nazarene College and Nazarene Theological College (UK) at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has also briefly served as a pastor at St. Petersburg Church of the Nazarene, Russia.

His primary research interests lay in the area of holiness and purity discourse in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity as reflected in the light of new approaches to the study of ancient religions and linguistics. He also has an interest in post-structuralist methods of interpretation, the issues of multivoicedness in biblical traditions, readings of modern ideologies and cultures the light of scriptural hermeneutics, and the issues of post- and transhumanism and the Bible.

   

Lt. Colonel Dr Terry Grey

Academic Dean 

A Salvation Army officer for 30 years, Terry is responsible for the leadership of the higher education stream of Eva Burrows College. He has served in various appointments, most recently eight years in an inner city Corps (parish) together with his wife Lyn. Prior to this he served 13 years at Booth College Sydney.

His Ph.D thesis focussed on Wisdom material and Christology in the biblical period, while his more recent Ed.D thesis explored the identity formation of Salvation Army officers from a post structural perspective.

Terry is interested in the intersection between faith as a follower of Jesus, culture, faith practices, and theological reflection.

Ennis Macleod  

Ennis Macleod

Academic Literacy Support Officer

Ennis began working with students part-time at Eva Burrows College in June 2019 as Academic Literacy Support Officer. Her support of students is mostly in the area of understanding the requirements of university level study. She is involved with students whose first language is not English, and also those who have had little or no experience of study at post-secondary level. She enables students to understand task requirements, to plan and write texts, to reference sources appropriately, and to improve the expression of their writing and speaking.

Reverend Associate Professor Glen O'Brien  

Reverend Associate Professor Glen O'Brien

Research Coordinator/Lecturer

Glen has been on the College teaching staff since 2009, having formerly served at Booth College, Sydney, as Head of Humanities and Head of Theology. He is a Uniting Church minister in the Yarra Yarra Presbytery with a placement to full-time theological education in The Salvation Army. As Research Coordinator at Eva Burrows College he administers the University of Divinity’s Higher Degrees by Research offered through the College as well as lecturing in Christian History and Theology, specialising in Wesleyan studies. He is Chair of the Research Committee of the University of Divinity and a Deputy Chair of Examiners in the University.

Glen is co-supervising five doctoral students and is available for further supervision in the fields of Wesleyan thought, Methodist history, the Holiness Movement, Australian religious history, eighteenth-century studies, Trinitarian theology, or the doctrine of sanctification.

Lisa Reyes  

Lisa Reyes

Online and Distance Learning Coordinator

Lisa manages the online education programe including the setting up of the Learning Management Systems - University of Divinity ARK and EBC Online. She leads the online team who are the first point of contact for students and staff with online queries and access issues. Lisa assists staff across the College to achieve best practice in their teaching across environments and platforms.

Catherine Standing  

Catherine Standing

Administration Coordinator

Catherine joined the Higher Education Stream to provide administration support to all staff and faculty. This includes working closely with the Coursework Coordinator and Registrar to assist with student enrolments and records, meeting preparation and minute taking, unit record administration, and keeping the Higher Education webpages current on the Eva Burrows College website.

In 2019 Catherine's role expanded to take on the additional responsibilties of Administration Coordinator, providing administration support across all Streams of the College and looking at ways to improve administration processes. Catherine enjoys the variety and challenge that this role brings.

Major Dr Christine Unicomb  

Major Dr Christine Unicomb

Lecturer

Commissioned as a Salvation Army officer in 1983, Christine has served in a number of locations and roles. From being a medical officer at Howard Hospital in Zimbabwe, to 13 years as a Corps Officer in locations in NSW and Queensland, to 11 years with Salvos Counselling.

While at Salvos Counselling Christine commenced teaching at Eva Burrows College (former Booth College) in the area of Pastoral Care and Pastoral Theology. In 2011 she was the Assistant Principal and Academic Program Officer at the School for Officer Training and in 2012 joined the staff of the higher education taking up a full time teaching load. She completed her D.Min around the topic of clergy well-being from a proactive perspective, this being informed by personal and shared experiences of cross cultural ministry, ministry with hurting people and ministry in crisis and trauma situations.