Meet the ADM Fellows


Meet our past and current ADM Fellows

Following a competitive application process, a group of women are selected each year to receive ADM Fellowships. You can read the profiles of these women, and about their Fellowship projects, via the links below.




KIRSTY BEILHARZ, ADM Senior Creative Fellow – ‘Meaningful and Memorable: Music Vigil’

KIRSTEN BIRKETT, ADM Senior Research Fellow – ‘A Christian Study of Happiness’

MONICA COOK, ADM Senior Research Fellow – ‘What to expect before you’re expecting’

KATE BRADFORD, ADM Senior Research Fellow – ‘Providing faithful and hopeful pastoral care to a particular person, in a specific context
at a specific time’

YIXIN JIANG XU, ADM Senior Research Fellow – ‘Countercultural: Christian Parenting in a Chinese Context’

LAURA RADEMAKER, ADM Senior Research Fellow – ‘Crisis of faith? Gender and secularisation in Australia, 1960-1980’
Dr. Rademaker did not take up her ADM Fellowship as she was subsequently awarded, and accepted, a prestigious Kathleen Fitzpatrick Laureate Fellowship at the Australia National University (ANU). To read more about what Laura is now up to at ANU, click here



JO KADLECEK, ADM Summer Creative Fellow – ‘Connecting the Dots: An Imagined Conversation for the Stage’

LYN KIDSON, ADM Summer Research Fellow – ‘“Honour Widows who are Widows Indeed”: Care of the Vulnerable, Charity, and the Practice of Piety in creating Social Change’

CHRISTINE POON, ADM Summer Research Fellow – ‘Not a drop wasted: improving the life-saving outcomes of donated blood’

BROOKE SCRIVEN, ADM Summer Research Fellow – ‘The social production of children’s worship in bible lessons’

ROBYN WRIGLEY-CARR, ADM Summer Research Fellow – ‘Soul Friends: Journeying with Women of Wisdom through the Ages’




MEREDITH LAKE, ADM Senior Research Fellow – ‘The Bible in Australia’

JO CHEW, ADM Creative Fellow – ‘Numbering Stars’

LOUISE GOSBELL, ADM Senior Research Fellow – ‘The Experiences of People Living with Disability in the Sydney Diocese of the
Anglican Church’  

ALIX BEESTON, ADM Senior Research Fellow – ‘Unfinished: The Misadventures of Literary and Cultural History’

AMELIA SCHWARZE, ADM Research Fellow – ‘Domestic Abuse and the Church’



ALISSA WILKINSON (Staff writer, Vox & Associate Professor, The King's College, NYC), ADM Visiting Fellow




ELIZABETH OLDFIELD (Director, Theos), ADM Visiting Fellow