Professor William Kay


MA (Oxon), MEd (Reading), PhD (Southampton), PhD and DD (Nottingham)

Chancellor and Lecturer


After undergraduate studies at Trinity College, Oxford, William worked part time with the University of Reading where he took an MEd and a PhD in comparative education and psychology. Shortly after this he registered at the University of Nottingham and completed a PhD in theology. In 2009 the University of Nottingham conferred a DD on him on the basis of his published works.

He was subsequently Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Theology and Education, Trinity College, Carmarthen; Senior Lecturer in the Department for Education and Professional Studies at King’s College, London; and Director of the Centre for Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies, Bangor University. He is currently Professor of Theology at Glyndwr University and Professor of Pentecostal Studies at the University of Chester. William is an ordained minister with the British Assemblies of God and serves Mattersey Hall as Chancellor and lectures on the degree programmes.