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Psychology researcher , Theology educator

Leslie John Francis, British theology educator, psychology researcher. Fellow British Psychological Society, College Preceptors.


Francis, Leslie John was born on September 10, 1947 in Colchester, England. Son of Ronald Arthur and Joan Irene (Swann) Francis.


Bachelor in Theology, University Oxford, England, 1970. Bachelor's Degree in Theology, University Oxford, 1990. Doctor of Divinity in Theology, University Oxford, 2001.

Doctor of Philosophy in Education, University Cambridge, England, 1976. Doctor of Science in Education, University Cambridge, 1997. MTh, University Nottingham, England, 1976.

Master of Science in Psychology, University London, 1977. Dlitt in Religious Studies, University Wales, 2007.


Leverhulme research fellow London Central Young Men’s Christian Association, 1977-1982. Research officer Culham College Institute, Abingdon, England, 1982-1988. Mansel Jones fellow Trinity College, Carmarthen, Wales, 1989-1999.

D.J. James professor pastoral theology University Wales, Lampeter, 1992-1999. Director Welsh National Center Religion Education, professor practical theology U Wales, Bangor, 1999—2007. Professor religions and education University Warwick, since 2007, Canon Theological, Bangor, Cathedral, since 2006.

Curate Haverhill, Suffolk, England, 1973-1977. Priest-in-charge Little Wratting and Great Bradley, Suffolk, England, 1977-1982, North Cerney and Bagendon, Gloucestershire, England, 1982-1985. Dean of chapel Trinity College, Carmarthen, 1994-1999.



Fellow British Psychological Society, College Preceptors.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, walking, countryside, architecture, public servicevehicles.


Ronald Arthur Francis

Joan Irene (Swann) Francis