Dr Mel Prideaux

Dr Mel Prideaux


  • Pro Dean for Student Education, Faculty of Arts Humanities and Cultures

Research interests

  • Interfaith dialogue
  • Muslim-Christian relations
  • Religion and Public Life in the UK
  • Fieldwork in Religious Studies
<h4>Research projects</h4> <p>Any research projects I'm currently working on will be listed below. Our list of all <a href="https://ahc.leeds.ac.uk/dir/research-projects">research projects</a> allows you to view and search the full list of projects in the faculty.</p>

Professional memberships

  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Student education

My recent teaching includes: 

Level 1: Religion in Modern Britain, Introduction to Academic Skills

Level 2: TRS Students into Schools, Studying Religion in Context

Level 3: Religious Mapping of Leeds

M Level: Religion and Society Research Processes and Methods

The Partnership Award 2013 '…nominated for a number of awards by both staff and students, highlighting how instrumental she has been to the fostering of a positive partnership culture in the School’

University Student Education Fellowship 2013-2014 'Recognition and reward for excellence in teaching and support for student learning'

I am Director of the Community Religions Project, which promotes and archives student research about religion in Leeds and beyond: https://arts.leeds.ac.uk/crp/

Research groups and institutes

  • Centre for Religion and Public Life
  • PRIA
  • Theology and Religious Studies
<h4>Postgraduate research opportunities</h4> <p>We welcome enquiries from motivated and qualified applicants from all around the world who are interested in PhD study. Our <a href="https://phd.leeds.ac.uk">research opportunities</a> allow you to search for projects and scholarships.</p>