Jolyon Mitchell is Professor of Communications, Arts and Religion; Acting Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH); and Director of the Centre for Theology and Public Issues (CTPI) at the University of Edinburgh. He is also President of the UK's National Association for Theology and Religious Studies (TRS UK). Mitchell worked as a producer and journalist for BBC World Service and BBC Radio 4 before he was appointed to the University of Edinburgh. His most recent book is: Promoting Peace, Inciting Violence: The Role of Religion and Media (Routledge, 2012).