Abbreviated CV

David Gwynn Nicholls 1936-1996


1947-54 Woking Grammar School
1954-57 London School of Economics
1957-60 King’s College, Cambridge
1960-61 Yale Divinity School
1961-62 Chichester Theological College


1956 Lash Prize (London School of Economics)
1957 BSc.Econ, with first class hons. (London University, special subject Government).
1957 Gladstone Prize (London School of Economics)
1960 Henry Fellowship (Yale)
1962 Doctor of Philosophy (Cambridge University, History Faculty)
1962 Master of Sacred Theology (Yale University)
1973 Master of Arts (Oxford University, by special decree)
1991 Doctor of Letters (Oxford University, History & Social Studies Faculties)


1958-60 Part-time college teaching at Cambridge University & part-time teaching for W.E.A., Workers Education Association
1962 Deacon in Church of England (1963 Ordained priest)
1962-66 Assistant Chaplain to Anglicans at London Univ. & asst curate at St George’s Bloomsbury
1963-65 Part-time Lecturer at London School of Economics & Regent Street Polytechnic
1966-73 Lecturer in Government, University of the West Indies, Trinidad
1970-71 Visiting Research Fellow, Institute of Race Relations, London
1973-78 Chaplain, Tutor & Fellow, Exeter College, Oxford
1978-96 Priest-in-charge, Littlemore Parish Church, Oxford; (1986-96 Vicar)
1985-86 Hulsean Lecturer, Cambridge Universit)


1966-73 Part time work as priest in Diocese of Trinidad
1968-70 Chairman, West Indies Group of University Teachers (Trinidad branch)
1969-70 External Examiner, University of Guyana
1974-77 Member of Latin American Committee of OXFAM
1974-78 Chairman, Oxford Branch of World University Service
1974-78 The Senior Member, Oxford University Motor Cycle Club
1974-96 Trustee, Christendom Trust (Chair: 1992-96)
1976-96 Senior Member, St Antony’s College, Oxford
1977-86 Trustee & Council Member of OXFAM
1978-90 Editorial Board, Ethnic & Racial Studies
1978-84 Theological & Religious Studies Board, Council for National Academic Awards
1979-84 Combined Studies (Humanities) Board, CNAA
1980-86 Staff Committee of OXFAM (Chair: 1984-86)
1982-91 Theological Advisory Committee, Westminster College, Oxford
1983-86 Executive Committee of OXFAM
1984-96 Associate Fellow, Centre for Caribbean Studies, University of Warwick
1987-96 Trustee & Member of Council of Management, Latin America Bureau
1988-96 Committee of Society for Caribbean Studies (Vice Chair: 1989-91; Chair: 1991-3)
1978-96 Governor of Lawn Upton Middle School (Chair: 1989-96)