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If you have booked Sharon to speak at your event, you may want to include some of the following information for your publicity.

Brief Introductions

Sharon is a speaker, author, and an Associate Lecturer at the OCCA. She has published multiple books and is a frequent contributor to podcasts around the world including Justin Brierley’s program Unbelievable.

50-word Version

Sharon is a speaker, author, and Associate Lecturer at the OCCA. Her work centres on topics of psychology, identity, and the problem of evil. Sharon received her PhD in brain imaging from Cambridge and has gone on to publish a number of books and contribute to podcasts around the world.

100-word Version

Sharon is a speaker, author, and Associate Lecturer at the OCCA. Her work focusses on the intersection of psychology, philosophy, and identity. She received her PhD from the University of Cambridge and has held research positions in both the UK and the States.

Sharon has published several books including Why?: Looking at God, Evil, and Personal Suffering  (2013), which won the prize for best book at the 2014 Speaking Volumes UK Christian Book Awards.

Over the last decade, Sharon has been invited to speak internationally at various conferences, churches, and universities. She has also featured on popular podcasts such as ‘The Big Conversation’ where she dialogued with philosopher Iain McGilchrist in 2022.

Full Version

Dr. Sharon Dirckx is an independent speaker and author, and an Associate Lecturer at the OCCA. Her work focusses on the intersection of psychology, philosophy, and identity. She received her PhD from the University of Cambridge and has held research positions in both the UK and the States.

Sharon has published several books including Why?: Looking at God, Evil, and Personal Suffering  (2013), which won the prize for best book at the 2014 Speaking Volumes UK Christian Book Awards. Her latest book, Broken Planet (2023) responds to the dichotomy of a good God co-existing with natural disasters.

Over the last decade, Sharon has been invited to speak internationally at various conferences, churches, and universities. She has also featured on popular podcasts such as ‘The Big Conversation’ where she dialogued with philosopher Iain McGilchrist in 2022, or on Justin Brierley’s program Unbelievable. Sharon enjoyed her work, too, with BBC programs including Songs of Praise, Radio 2: Good Morning Sunday, and Radio 4: Beyond Belief.

Sharon lives happily in Oxford with her husband and their two wonderful children.

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