About Matthew Tan

Matthew Tan

Matthew John Paul Tan is the Felice and Margredel Zaccari Lecturer in Theology and Philosophy at Campion College Australia, a Catholic liberal arts college located in Sydney. He is also the Director of the college’s research centre, the Centre for the Study of Western Tradition.

He previously served as Visiting Assistant Professor in Catholic Studies and Research Fellow at the Centre for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology at DePaul University in Chicago, under the directorship of Professor William T. Cavanaugh. He is also an experienced speaker, trainer and retreat facilitator.

He received his Doctorate in Theology at the Australian Catholic University, and his Licence in Sacred Theology at the Pontifical University of  St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome, where he was a Russell Berrie Fellow in Interreligious Studies.

His teaching spans Theology, Biblical Studies, Christian Social Ethics, Political Ideologies, Ethnic Conflict and Terrorism. He has published works in both the disciplines of Theology and International Relations, and has given conference and seminar presentations in Australia, America and Europe.

A sample of his writing and presentations can be accessed by clicking here.