Alphacrucis College

Professor Paul Oslington

Academic Faculty
Dean of Business

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Professor Paul Oslington
Dean of Business

Paul is a member of the Faculty of Business, and specialises in the following areas: Business, Research, Social Engagement, and Theology.


Paul Oslington joined Alphacrucis in January 2013.  He held a Chair jointly in the School of Business and School of Theology at Australian Catholic University from 2008-2013, and continues there as an Adjunct Professor.  Before that he was Associate Professor of Economics at University of New South Wales, and held visiting positions at University of Oxford in 1999, University of British Columbia and Regent College Vancouver in 2003, and Princeton Theological Seminary and University in 2006/7. 

 His PhD in Economics and Master of Economics/Econometrics with Honours were completed at the University of Sydney, and Bachelor of Divinity through Melbourne College of Divinity.

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Research Interests

Paul Oslington’s research interests are international trade and labour markets, the history of economic thought, and relationships between economics and religion.  Publications include books The Theory of International Trade and Unemployment 2006, Economics and Religion 2003, A Mathematics Primer for Students of Economics and Business Administration 1998,  and Adam Smith as Theologian 2011, Oxford Handbook of Economics and Christianity 2013, as well many articles in economics and religion journals including Economic Record, Australian Economic Papers, Australian Journal of Labour Economics, Economics Letters, World Economy, Review of International Economics, European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, History of Economics Review, History of Political Economy, Studies in Christian Ethics, andTheological Studies.  Current projects include a monograph for Routledge Political Economy as Natural Theology: Smith Malthus and their Followers, and a monograph for Harvard University Press God and Economic Order.

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