Faculty Directory

Meg Richardson

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

Consortial Faculty
At the GTU since
2014
(510)845-6232
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