Dr Jonathan Brant

Founding DIrector

Jonathan Brant

Dr Jonathan Brant is the Founding Director of the Oxford Character Project, having established and led the team as well as engaged in academic research as a member of Oxford University’s Theology Faculty and Research Fellow of Harris Manchester College. Jonathan is also head of the Oxford Pastorate with overall responsibility for leading a team serving in the postgraduate community. He wrote a DPhil in Theology at Trinity College, Oxford (monograph by Oxford University Press) which drew upon systematic theology, film theory and qualitative research in considering the potential religious impact of contemporary Latin American cinema. Prior to coming to Oxford, Jonathan worked for Anglican churches in London and South America and is an award-winning author of fiction and non-fiction. He is married to Tricia and has a teenage son, Isaac.