The Dean

Stephen HamptonThe Revd Dr Stephen Hampton

As well as teaching Theology, the Revd Dr Stephen Hampton is concerned with the well-being of every member of College, whether they are Chapel-goers or not, and is available every day for students to come and talk to. He read Law at Magdalene College, Cambridge, and then Theology at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford. He was ordained in the Diocese of Ely and served his title in the Parish of St Neots. In 1998 he became Chaplain, Fellow and Director of Studies in Theology at Exeter College, Oxford, where he also took a Masters and then a Doctorate in 17th century Anglican Doctrine. His particular research interests are the formation of Anglicanism, and the persistence of the scholastic method during the renaissance and early modern period. In his spare time he rows, walks and enjoys dinner parties. His rooms are in G Staircase, and he may be contacted by email ( or telephone (01223 338217).

Assistant Chaplain & Welfare Officer

Jennifer Adams-MassmannThe Rev'd Jennifer Adams-Massmann

The Assistant Chaplain and Welfare Officer joined Peterhouse in 2019 and is happy to support all members of the College community, whatever their faith or beliefs on matters related to welfare or spiritual questions. Please drop her an email to find another time to meet. Her email is jennifer.adams-massmann(AT) or you can call 01223 (3)38249.

Originally from the U.S., Jennifer received a B.A. degree in English & American Literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA) and a Master of Divinity degree from Duke University before moving overseas in 2002, first to Germany and then England. She has been a priest since 2007, serving in parish ministry, hospital chaplaincy, and college chaplaincy in both Cambridge and Princeton. She is currently writing a Ph.D. on women missionaries in 18th-century America, based at the University of Heidelberg in Germany, where she formerly taught American religion to undergraduates. She is married and has one son and a fluffy Siberian forest cat named Rory (he posts encouraging messages to students on Instagram @rory.siberian). When not spending time with family, in her free time Jennifer likes running along the Backs, reading, films, documentaries & musicals, dressmaking, singing Irish music & learning to play the bodhran.

Director of Music

Simon JacksonDr Simon Jackson

The Director of Music is Dr Simon Jackson. Please contact him if you have questions about the choir or chapel music. Simon has an office in the Brewhouse, and may be contacted by email (

Chapel Officers

Sacristans          Thomas Buckley, Oliver Holdsworth, Molly Kiniry, & Gergö Stomfai

Please contact the Sacristans to read, serve or lead prayer in Chapel.


Bible Clerks       

Undergraduate: Jacob Gaskell, Jack Matthews, Pierre Meyer, Davit Minasyan, Willem de Mol van Otterloo & Oliver Richards   

Postgraduate: Frederick Follows, Dorothy Gardner, Henry Vine & Josey Wright 


Organ Scholars  Shawn Li & Emma Troman



For the Christian Union, please speak with James Rudge or Eleanor Carmel.

For the university’s Roman Catholic chaplaincy, please speak with Jessica Uzoh or see