External Director of Studies
External Director of Studies in Theology
Dr Lockhart carries out research in the field of contemporary religion and 20th century religious history with a special interest in new and non-mainstream religion, the psychology of religion, and apocalypticism and millenarianism.
He is a Fellow of Hughes Hall and Academic Director of the Centre for the Critical Study of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements.
He recently published a monograph, Personal Religion and Spiritual Healing: The Panacea Society in the Twentieth Century (State University of New York Press), examining individual understandings of religion and healing linked to a 20th century new religious movement with a special focus on these themes in the UK, the USA, Jamaica and Finland.