The Reverend John Maxwell Kerr, BASc, MSc, PhD, Dip Th. College Chaplain
Born in Scotland, Fr John Maxwell Kerr is a graduate of the Universities of Toronto, Leeds, and Nottingham. He was ordained Deacon and Priest in Oxford Diocese of the Church of England in 1977/8, serving his Title in Windsor Parish. He then returned to academic life, serving a bivocational ministry, lecturing in physics, chemistry and theology. He was awarded an Athlone Research Fellowship at Leeds University, and a Visiting Research Fellowship at both Merton College, Oxford, and the University of California Berkeley's, Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences. Fr Kerr was one of the founders and second Warden of the Society of Ordained Scientists. He was the first Bruton-Rockefeller Resident Scholar, and now is Episcopal Chaplain to the faculty, staff, and students at The College of William and Mary.