BSc, MPhil, PhD
Dr Trudy Dantis is the Director of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference National Centre for Pastoral Research (formerly the ACBC Pastoral Research Office). She has a PhD in Pastoral Studies from the University of Divinity as well as degrees in Community Resource Management and Social Work.
Trudy is the author of two books including, A Handbook for Building Stronger Parishes (2016) and co-authored several books and research reports on parish vitality, the demography of Australian Catholics and aspects of Catholic belief and practice in Australia. She is lead researcher for the ongoing Plenary Council and has co-authored several reports, including the recent Listen to What the Spirit is Saying: Final Report for the Plenary Council Phase 1.
Trudy has held honorary appointments at Australian Catholic University and is currently an Honorary Research Associate of the University of Divinity. She is a member of the Board of the Christian Research Association.
- Australian Catholic Bishops Conference National Centre for Pastoral Research (Director)
- Christian Research Association (Board Member)
- International Society for the Sociology of Religion (Member)