Mr Shady Nessim

Associate Lecturer and College Tutor

DipTheol, GDTheol, MEd, MTh.


Shady is a High School teacher in Humanities. He received a Master in Theological Studies from the University of Divinity, where his thesis focused on the Coptic Theotokia and its patristic influences. He has served as a member of the University of Divinity Academic Board, and at SAC is an accredited associate lecturer and tutor of Coptic (Bohairic) language, and theory of Coptic Art and Iconography.

His research interests include Coptic language, Coptic and Arabic literature, and the history of the Egyptian Church. Shady is currently involved in a project to digitise and catalogue manuscripts at the Monastery of St. Paul the Hermit at the Red Sea, Egypt. 



  • DipTheol - University of Divinity
  • GDTheol - University of Divinity
  • MTh - University of Divinity
  • MEd - Victoria University