Faculty Directory

Meg Richardson

Assistant Professor of Unitarian Universalist History
Director of the Certificate in Unitarian Universalist Studies

Consortial Faculty
At the GTU since
Degrees and Certifications

PhD, Durham University 1994

Certificate in Theology, Manchester College Oxford University, 1991

MDiv, Harvard Divinity School, 1988

BA, University of Chicago, 1984

Research and Teaching Interests
  • Unitarian Universalist History 
  • Unitarian Universalist Polity 
  • Nineteenth Century British Nonconformism
  • Transcendentalists
  • Francis William Newman 
  • John Henry Newman and his family.
Selected Publications
  • “Chapter Four: Newman And His Brothers” The Oxford Handbook of John Henry Newman, Oxford University Press, forthcoming in 2018
  • “Theophilus Lindsey The Apology of Theophilus Lindsey, MA, on Resigning the Vicarage of Cattarick, Yorkshire (1774)” “James Martineau Christianity without Priest, and without Ritual (1839)” “Francis William Newman Why Do I Not Call Myself A Christian? (1867) A Documentary History of Unitarian Universalism Volume One:From the Beginnings to 1899, Skinner House Books, 2017
  • Review of Black Walden by Elise Lemire, The Journal of Unitarian Universalist History, Volume XL, 2016-2017