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Bob is a lawyer, Anglican priest, and researcher with an interest in many areas of practical and applied theology. He has a firm conviction that theology should be liberated to influence the world in which we live.
Dr Mitchell completed his PhD at the University of Divinity. His research focussed on the role of Christian faith in implementing international development programs. This research was published in the book Faith-Based Development (Orbis Maryknoll, NY 2017). Since then he has published a number of scholarly articles further examining the role of religion in development and humanitarian practice.
Bob serves the University of Divinity as a member of the Council. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and a Solicitor of the High Court of Australia. In 2019 he was made a member of the Order of Australia for services to Australian charities and to the Anglican Church. Dr Mitchell recently retired from the position of CEO of Anglican Overseas Aid.