William Storrar


William Storrar is Director of the Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton, an ecumenical institute for interdisciplinary research in the field of religion.  The common thread of his work is the practice of collaboration in the academy, church, and civil society.

A graduate of Edinburgh University, where he was the Rector’s Assessor, Storrar taught practical theology at the universities of Aberdeen, Glasgow, and Edinburgh. While Professor of Christian Ethics & Practical Theology and Director of the Centre for Theology & Public Issues at Edinburgh University, he initiated the Global Network for Public Theology. Storrar is an Extraordinary Professor of the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, and co-editor of several volumes in public theology, including A World for All? (2011), on global civil society, and Yours The Power (2013), on faith based organizing. Storrar is a minister of the Church of Scotland. He served in two parish churches, led working parties on medical ethics, and convened the General Assembly’s Board of Ministry.  In public life in Scotland, he was convener of Common Cause, a civic forum on democracy, and organized the Bus Party, fostering civic dialogue through the arts. In Princeton Storrar has served as trustee of Morven Museum & Garden.