Adam Dinham is director of the Faiths and Civil Society Unit at Goldsmiths, University of London, where he is Professor of Faith & Public Policy.
He holds degrees in Theology and Religious Studies (BA & MA, Cambridge), Social Studies (MA, Brunel) and Politics and Community Development (PhD, Goldsmiths, University of London). He is qualified as a social worker and has practiced in Social Work and Community Development in city contexts, with an interest in working with faith communities in areas of urban disadvantage.
He is policy advisor to a number of faith-based agencies and policy bodies, including the Faith Based Regeneration Network and the CoExistence Trust in the House of Lords, and has advised central government on issues of public faith.
He has been Peace Studies Fellow at the University of Calgary (2009-10), Director of the Faiths and Civil Society Network of the Association of Commonwealth Universities and has published widely on faith in the public realm.
He is currently Programme Director for the HEFCE ‘Religious Literacy Leadership in Higher Education’ programme.