The Very Rev. Ian S. Markham, Ph.D.

Ian S. Markham was appointed as dean and president of Virginia
Theological Seminary in August 2007. He completed his Ph.D. at
University of Exeter in the United Kingdom where he focused on Christian
Ethics. He previously earned an M.Litt. in Philosophy and Ethics from
the University of Cambridge and a B.D. in Theology from the University
of London.

Before being called to VTS Dean Markham served as dean and professor
of theology and ethics at Hartford Seminary in Connecticut, as visiting
professor of globalization, ethics, and Islam at Leeds Metropolitan
University in the United Kingdom. He also served on the faculty of
Liverpool Hope University and University of Exeter.

Dean Markham is the author and editor of numerous books including: A
Theology of Engagement; Truth and the Reality of God; Do Morals Matter;
Understanding Christian Doctrine,
and, most recently, Liturgical Life
Principles: How Episcopal Worship Can Lead to Healthy and Authentic
His awards include the Robertson Fellow 2006; Teape Lecturer in
India 2004; Claggett Fellow attached to Washington National Cathedral in
2000; and Frank Woods Fellow at Trinity College, Melbourne in 1997.