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About Woodbrooke

Woodbrooke has the UK's only team of permanent Quaker tutors - in Quaker Studies, Biblical Studies, Practical Theology and Peace and Social Justice. 
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Simon Best is Woodbrooke's Head of Learning. He is passionate about the potential for a radical future for Quakers.
Ben Pink Dandelion is Honorary Professor and Programmes Leader for the Centre for Postgraduate Quaker Studies at the University of Birmingham. He both teaches and supervises postgraduate students in a variety of fields, and his own specialism is Sociology of Religion. He is a prolific author and editor.
Michael Eccles is a member of Woodbrooke’s tutor team. He is developing new work with young adult Friends and provides support for QPSW placement programmes.
Maud Grainger is Woodbrooke's Faith in Action tutor. She brings with her experience and passion for environmental, social justice and interfaith work.
Betty Hagglund is Project Development Officer for the Centre for Postgraduate Quaker Studies. Betty will be working to make the extraordinary research work that has been done for degrees more widely known among Friends, the wider academic world and other relevant groups.
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Mark Russ  is Woodbrooke's Nurturing Friends and meetings Tutor. His Quaker cantata 'The Nayler Passion' was premiered in Birmingham in 2013.
Stuart Masters is Senior Programme Leader responsible for our on-site teaching programmes. He has particular interest in early Quaker experience and in peace witness, and is active in building relations between the historic peace churches. His previous work was as a senior manager in social housing.
Timothy Peat Ashworth is Tutor in Biblical Studies and Interfaith Coordinator. He is particularly interested in the early church and the early Quaker movement, and has published Paul's Necessary Sin: the experience of liberation.
Gill Pennington is Woodbrooke’s Tutor for Quaker Roles. She is enthusiastic about lifelong learning and growth – spiritual, personal, at work and in a Quaker context. She has a background of designing and delivering experiential learning programmes – both indoor and outdoor – for teams and individuals.