R. Brinley Jones, D.Phil., F.S.A. - Faculty Mentor
(Biblical Studies, Christian History, Theology) Dr. Brinley Jones is the President of the University of Wales Lampeter. He served as the President of the National Library of Wales from 1996 to 2007), and Chairman of the Cathedrals and Churches Commission Wales. Prior to that, he has been a schoolmaster, a university teacher, a university publisher, and a headmaster. Among his writings are The Old British Tongue (1970), Certain Scholars of Wales (1986), William Salesbury (1994), Floreat Landubriense (1998), The Particularity of Wales (2001) and World-Wide Wales (2005). He is a prominent lay member of the Anglican Church in Wales. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, a Fellow of the College of Preceptors, a Fellow of the University of Wales College of Cardiff and an Honorary Fellow of Saint David's University College, Lampeter (University of Wales). Dr. Jones is a First Class Honours Bachelor of Arts graduate of the University of Wales at Cardiff where he also earned the Diploma of Education. He earned the M.A. at the International Institute for Advanced Studies, Clayton, MO, and the D.Phil.at Oxford University (Jesus College), Oxford, England. Theological persuasion: Anglican.