Mark Plater

Senior Lecturer at Bishop Grosseteste University

Mark lectures in Education and Religion at Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln, and has a special interest in teaching about mystery and the mysterious, with a research focus on Hallowe’en. He is also very keen on students experiencing religions first hand, so offers numerous student field visits, including extended trips to London, Turkey and India. Mark initially spent ten years as a secondary Religious Education teacher in the UK and north India, and then moved into advisory work for more than a decade. He then spent four years as a diocesan Director of Education before moving into higher education, first at St Martin’s College Lancaster, and then in Lincoln. He lives in the Nottingham area with his (grown up!) family.

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