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Course Director & Senior Lecturer

Nick Campion Ph.D. is senior lecturer in the department of Archaeology, History and Anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK and director of the Sophia Centre for the Study of Cosmology in Culture.

He is also the course director of the MA in Cultural Astronomy and Astrology program.

His most recent books include the two-volume History of Western Astrology (Continuum 2009) and What do Astrologers Believe? (Granta 2007). His next book is Astrology and Cosmology in the World's Religions (NYU Press 2011). Read more here.

For more information about Nick Campion Ph.D. visit the Sophia Centre website or his personal website at

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Liz Greene is a qualified analytical psychologist (Association of Jungian Analysts, London, 1983) and a member of the International Association of Analytical Psychology. She holds an MA and PhD in Psychology from Los Angeles University (1971), an MA in Cultural Astronomy and Astrology from Bath Spa University (2007), and a PhD in History from the University of Bristol (2010). She is a tutor on the MA in Cultural Astronomy and Astrology, at the Sophia Centre, University of Wales Trinity St. David. Her academic publications include ‘Did Orphic Beliefs Influence the Development of Hellenistic Astrology?’, Culture and Cosmos (2005); and ‘Love, Alchemy, and Planetary Attractions’, in Angela Voss and Jean Hinson Lall (eds.), The Imaginal Cosmos: Astrology, Divination and the Sacred (2007). She has also published a number of books on astrological, mythological, and psychological themes as well as two historical novels, and is Director of the Centre for Psychological Astrology in London, which she founded in 1982.

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Bernadette Brady M.A.holds an MA in Cultural Astronomy and Astrology from Bath Spa University and is a tutor for the MA in Cultural Astronomy and Astrology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, and tutor for Schumacher College, in partnership with the University of Plymouth, in their MSc programme on Holistic Science. She is currently reading for her doctorate in determinism in western astrology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK. Her publications include “Chartres Cathedral and the Role of the Sun in the Cathedral’s Christian Platonist Theology" in Sky and Psyche, Floris Books 2006, "Four Galilean Horoscopes: An Analysis of Galileo's Astrological Techniques" in Galileo's Astrology, Cinnabar Books, 2003 and “Some philosophical roots of determinism in astrology” in Jupiter, Astronomy, Mathematics and Anthroposophy 2009. She has numerous publications within the field of astrology and additionally develops and publishes software to aid in the study of sky mythology in culture. In 2006 she received the Charles Harvey Award (Astrological Association of Great Britain) and in 2008 she received the Regulus Award for Theory and Understanding in Astrology (UAC).

Her personal website is