Dr Cathy Ross
In addition to her role at Cuddesdon, Cathy is also MA Co-ordinator for Pioneer Leadership Training at CMS (Church Mission Society). She comes from Aotearoa/NZ. She is also the General Secretary of the International Association for Mission Studies. She has previously worked in Rwanda, Congo and Uganda with NZCMS. Her recent publications include Mission in the 21st Century, Exploring the Five Marks of Global Mission (ed with Andrew Walls); (London:DLT, 2008), Life-Widening Mission: Global Anglican Perspectives (Oxford:Regnum, 2012), Mission in Context (with John Corrie, Ashgate, 2012), and The Pioneer Gift and Pioneering Spirituality (with Jonny Baker, SCM 2014 and 2015), Mission on the Road to Emmaus (with Steve Bevans 2015), Missional Conversations, A diologue between Theory and Praxis in World Mission (with Colin Smith, SCM 2018). Her research interests are in the areas of contextual theologies, World Christianity, feminist theologies and hospitality.
Cathy is married to Steve, a GP in Oxford, and they have three children. She enjoys tennis, swimming, coffee, travel and watching the All Blacks.