B.A., B.Sc., M.A., Ph.D., F.R.Hist.S.
Dr Augustine Casiday was born in Sheffield, Alabama, and took first a BSc in Psychology then a BA in Classics and Philosophy from the University of Alabama. He would take Classics further, by pursuing a Master of Arts at the University of Washington in St Louis, before moving to the UK in 1999 to take up doctoral research at Durham University in Theology. Augustine held two post-doctoral positions, at Cambridge and Durham, following which he was appointed Lecturer in Patristics at the University of Wales, Lampeter. He is now a lecturer at Cardiff University in the School of History, Archaeology, and Religion. With four monographs, many articles, and other works to his name, his main interests include monasticism, relations between East and West, and religious controversies. In the meantime, he enjoys fiction, cinema, and single malt whiskey.