Dr Edward David

Junior Research Fellow

Dr David, an alumnus of Blackfriars, is a research fellow in the Faculty of Theology and Religion at the University of Oxford. He investigates the empirical and moral dimensions of character development amongst leaders in the technology, legal and financial services sectors.

Edward is also an academic consultant for the Saïd Business School and Goldman Sachs International, contributing to several management and leadership development courses for entrepreneurs, including Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses UK and the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women programme on Coursera. In addition, as a Junior Research Fellow at Blackfriars Hall, Edward publishes in the growing field of law and religion.

Edward has taught undergraduate, postgraduate and executive education courses in ethics, theology and management at the Universities of Oxford and Winchester. He holds degrees from New York University and the University of Oxford.

Select Publications: A Christian Approach to Corporate Religious Liberty. Palgrave Macmillan, 2022; ‘Religious deviance and psychological medicine in the Second Great Awakening: the asylum narratives of Elizabeth T. Stone (b. 1811)’, with Mark W. Lee, Journal of Church and State (Apr 2022): 1-24; ‘Fundamentals of Sales and Marketing with Goldman Sachs’, in Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women. Coursera, 2020; ‘Is group ontology morally distracting? A natural law approach to corporate religious liberty’, Oxford Journal of Law and Religion 8, no. 3 (Oct 2019): 641-667.

Email: edward.david@bfriars.ox.ac.uk