Bradford Manderfield, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology 


Ph.D., Catholic University of Leuven 

M.T.S., Boston University 

B.A., Ohio University 

Research Interests 

Christian mysticism, patristic theology, Christianity and psychology 


Bradford Manderfield is Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology, having joined the faculty in 2018. He is a recognized scholar on the late-medieval visionary Julian of Norwich and her patristic and scholastic influences. Other scholarly interests include early Church history and patristic theology. He has authored numerous journal articles and book reviews and has presented research at national and international conferences. 

Dr. Manderfield received a doctoral degree in theology and a master of advanced studies in theology (magna cum laude) from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. He also holds a master’s degree in theological studies from Boston University and a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy and classics from Ohio University. 

In addition to a range of systematic theology courses, Dr. Manderfield teaches Latin and Church history. He has served as thesis advisor to a number of Master of Arts candidates.