Dr Cathy Ross

Associate Teaching Staff

Dr Cathy Ross

Cathy left her role as Tutor in Contextual Theology at Cuddesdon in August 2019 to head up the Pioneer Mission Leadership Training centre for Church Mission Society (CMS) in Oxford.

Originally from Aotearoa, New Zealand, Cathy holds degrees from the University of Auckland (MA, 1983 and PhD, 2004) and Melbourne College of Divinity (BD, 1998). She moved to the UK in 2005 with her family to lead CMS’s mission exchange and scholarship programmes.

She has held positions at the Bible College of New Zealand, the Crowther Centre for Mission Education, Regent’s Park College in Oxford, and the London School of Theology. Until 2016, she was General Secretary of the International Association for Mission Studies.

Cathy is also a prolific writer; her published works include Women with a Mission, Mission in the 21st Century, and Pioneering Spirituality. She is also Canon Theologian for Leicester Cathedral.