Senior Members

The College has the following categories of Senior Members:

Governing Body Fellows Honorary Fellows Foundation Fellows Emeritus Fellows Visiting Fellows Research Fellows Academic Visitors Senior Common Room Members

Governing Body Fellows

These Fellows together with the Warden comprise the Governing Body of the College. They are normally holders of a University post with which the College is associated, or are holders of an academic appointment made by the College. A list of the current Governing Body Fellows is at

Honorary Fellows

These are distinguished persons who have a close connection with the College, have excelled in fields of interest to the College, have rendered outstanding service to the College or could be expected to render such service in the future. The College’s Honorary Fellows are:

Dr Nayef Al-Rodhan
Sir Mark Allen
Dr Hanan Ashrawi
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
Mrs Monna Besse
Sir Raymond Carr
Lord Peter Carrington
Sir Bryan Cartledge
Professor Louis Cha
Professor Francis Conte
Sir James Craig
Professor Norman Davies
Mr Geoffrey Elliott
Mr Thomas Friedman
Sir Alistair Horne
Ms Bridget Kendall
Mr Nemir Kirdar
Professor Dr Jürgen Kocka
Sir Michael Llewellyn-Smith
Professor William Roger Louis
Professor Jose Maravall
Professor David Marquand
Dr Sadako Ogata
The Rt.Hon Lord Christopher Patten
Dr Sigrid Rausing
Professor Gerhard Ritter
Professor Sir Adam Roberts
His Excellency Sheikh Ghassan I Shaker
Professor Alfred Stepan
Sir John Swire
Dr Richard von Weizsäcker

Foundation Fellows

The College awards Foundation Fellowships in recognition of significant contributions to the resources of the College. Foundation Fellows are welcomed into our international community of Antonians and encouraged to visit the College and participate in College events. They are:

Dr Atiku Abubakar
Ms Sein Chew
Mr Adrian Fu
Mr Eric Hotung
Mr Mikhail Khodorkovsky
Dr Serra Kirdar

Emeritus Fellows

These are persons who have held the Office of Warden or who having held a Governing Body or Senior Research Fellowship in the College and have either resigned from it before reaching the age of 65 after at least 15 years of service in the College, or resigned or retired at the age of 65 or above after at least five years of service in the College and have been elected to an Emeritus Fellowship by Governing Body. Emeritus Fellows are currently:

Mr Alan Angell
Professor Robert Barnes
Professor Leslie Bethell
Professor Archie Brown
Professor Jane Caplan
Professor Robert Cassen
Mr Richard Clogg
Professor Jennifer Corbett
Mr Malcolm Deas
Professor Mark Elvin
Dr David Faure
Professor Valpy FitzGerald
Professor Rosemary Foot
Professor Joe Foweraker
Professor C.K. Harley
Professor Jack Hayward
Dr Derek Hopwood
Professor Michael Kaser
Dr Celia Kerslake
Mr Anthony Kirk-Greene
Professor Alan Knight
Dr Carol Leonard


Mr Robert Mabro
Mr Herminio Martins
Dr James McMullen
Professor Anthony Nicholls
Professor Patrick O'Brien
Professor Roger Owen
Dr Brian Powell
Dr Alex Pravda
Professor Terence Ranger
Professor Tapan Raychaudhuri
Dr Mark Rebick
Professor Robert Service
Professor Avi Shlaim
Professor Arthur Stockwin
Professor Vivienne Shue
Mr Allan Taylor
Mrs Rosemary Thorp
Dr Steve Tsang
Dr David Washbrook
Dr Ann Waswo
Dr Theodore Zeldin


Visiting Fellows

These are visitors to the College and University who are pursing academic research in Oxford, normally for a period of one to three years. The College’s Visiting Fellows are currently:

Name Visiting Fellowship Research focus
Dr Ishtiaq Ahmad Quaid-i-Azam Visiting Fellow Resolving the Conflict in Afghanistan
Lieutenant General Sir David Capewell Royal Navy Hudson Visiting Fellow The Challenges of the Contemporary Security Environment in the Next 5-10 Years. We May Need a "Bigger Map"
Dr Sanghamitra Choudhury Agatha Harrison MemorialVisiting Fellow Peacebuilding in a Conflict Society: Women's Role in Building Peace in North East India focussing on Assam
Dr Vincent Druliolle Santander Visiting Fellow The politics of victimhood in Spain
Commander Joseph Gagliano US Navy Hudson Visiting Fellow Prospects and Obstacles: Considering the Potential for a UK-US Alliance in a Pacific Great Power War
Dr Tina Jennings Visiting Fellow The Dynamic of Business-State Relations in Russia
Dr Eirini Karamouzi SEESOX/AG Leventis Visiting Fellow Mr Papambiguous: From populist rhetoric to pragmatic adaption? Greek Socialists and European Integration, 1981-1985
Professor Guy Laron Israeli Visiting Fellow How to Sell Weapons and Lose Influence: the Soviet Union and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1945-1989
Dr Julie Newton Visiting Fellow Putin's Russia and the European Union
Dr Vladimir Pastukhov Visiting Fellow Law and Politics in Russia
Professor Johannes Paulmann Richard von Weizsacker Visiting Fellow Humanitarian Aid in the Twentieth Century
Dr Thomas Stammers Deakin Visiting Fellow Collection, Recollection, Revolution: Heritage in the Long Nineteenth Century
Mr Peter Vis European UnionVisiting Fellow Assessment of the Effectiveness of Market-based Instruments to Address Climate Change
Mr Max Watson Visiting Fellow Programme Director, Political Economy of Financial Markets, European Studies Centre
Captain Jonathan White Royal Navy Hudson Visiting Fellow Maritime Security in Sierra Leone: A Case for Intervention


Senior Research Fellows, Research Fellows and Junior Research Fellows

Research Fellows, Senior Research Fellows and Junior Research Fellows are academics based in Oxford who have been selected by the College on the recommendation of its Centres or Governing Body Fellows to carry out research in the College in an academic area relating to the College’s interests. Research Fellows are normally appointed for a year or more and are:

Name Fellowship Research focus
Dr Ahmed Al-Shahi Research Fellow The oral traditions of the nomadic people of northern Sudan; The Shaygiyya tribe of northern Sudan; Letters of Peter Lienhardt. Co-organiser of the Sudanese Programme
Dr Othon Anastasakis Senior Research Fellow Director of South East European Studies at Oxford; Director of the European Studies Centre
Dr Imane Chaara Junior Research Fellow Women as Decision-Makers within Households: Does Religiosity Matter? Evidence from Morocco
Dr Arthur Dudney Junior Research Fellow The History of Philology in South Asia
Dr Nicola Horsburgh Junior Research Fellow China and Nuclear Responsibility in the Global Nuclear Order
Dr Homa Katouzian Research Fellow Sa'di' in Love: An anthology of Sa'di's lyrics in Persian and English
Dr Turkay Nefes Research Fellow The Rise of the Internet as a New Domain of Conspiracy Theories
Professor Eduardo Posada-Carbo Research Fellow History of Democracy in Latin America; researching primarily on Colombia
Dr Oliver Ready Research Fellow in Russian Society and Culture Russian Writers of the Late Soviet Period; Post-Soviet Prose
Professor David Rechter Research Fellow Post-Enlightenment Central and Eastern European Jewry
Dr Olivier Sterck Junior Research Fellow The Economics of HIV/AIDS, with a Focus on the Financing of the HIV/AIDS Response
Professor David Vines Research Fellow Acting Programme Director, Political Economy of Financial Markets, European Studies Centre
Dr Jonathan Waterlow Junior Research Fellow Soviet Nuremberg: Forging the Postwar World Beyond the Iron Curtain, 1945-53
Dr Shamil Yenikeyeff Research Fellow The Political Economy of the Oil and Gas Sectors of Russia and Central Asia with Emphasis on Economic Policies, State-business Relations, Corporate Strategies, Political and Economic Risks


Academic Visitors

Academic Visitors (formerly Senior Associate Members) are visitors to the College and the University for periods of up to a year who are pursuing a specific research objective of their own. They or their academic work must be known to the Governing Body Fellow who is acting as their Sponsor. Below is a list of current Academic Visitors and their research interests:

Name Research focus
Dr Nasser Al-Mawali Modelling the Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Promoting Trade Flows of the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries
Mr Hussein Agha Israeli-Palestinian issues
Mr Adam Bennett Fiscal Institutions in South East Europe, in Light of the Financial Crisis
Dr Dawn Berry Ice and War: Global Conflict and Governance of Greenland 1914-1991
Professor Theodore Bestor Visualizing Tokyo
Professor Victoria Bestor NCC's Online Guide to Research Access in Japanese Museums, Libraries, and Archives
Mr John Beyer Drivers and Destinations for the "Frozen Conflicts"
Dr Annette Bongardt Sustainable Development and EU Economic Governance
Mr Carlos Caballero Argaez The Colombian Economy 25 Years after the Opening of the Economy: Prepared for the Future?
Mr Joao Pereira Coutinho The problem of the Two Burkes: a Critical Re-appraisal
Mr Gijs de Vries The Budgetary Management of the European Union
Professor Antonio Estella Foundations of European Economic Governance
Professor Mallory Factor Economic Statecraft: Projecting National Power by Economic Means
Professor George Fallis Rethinking Higher Education Participation, Research and Differentiation in Canada
Dr Rui Feijo Democracy in Timor-Leste
Dr Mai'ai Gao Public Health, Coal Miners and 19th Century Industrial Britain
Dr Alexi Gugushvili Nationalism and its Implications for Citizenship and Political Behaviour in Georgia
Dr Mishana Hosseinioun The Globalisation of Universal Human Rights and the Middle East
Mr Ahmad Khalidi Arab Politics, Regional Security; Peace-making in Palestine
Mr Daniel Lafayeedney Countering Transnational Terrorism and Intelligence
Dr Matteo Legrenzi The New Dimensions of Security in the Middle East
Mr Bona Malwal Sudanese Politics
Dr Peter Mangold What the British Did: Two Centuries in the Middle East
Dr Andrew Monaghan Russia Emergent: Russia's Position in International Affairs
Dr Natalia Morozova Russia's Evolving Idea of Humanitarianism: Between Sovereignty and Human Rights
Dr Katherine Morton China's Rise and the Future of Global Governance
Professor Peter Robertson Interactions between Economic Growth, Economic Development and International Trade
Dr Terry Sandell OBE FRSA Cultural policy development in the "Eastern Partnership"
Dr Joseph Sassoon Iraqi Refugees Post the 2003 Invasion
Professor Rolf Tamnes Strategy and Policy in the Second Cold War
Dr Francisco Torres Governing EMU: Recasting Political, Fiscal and Financial Integration
Dr Jiegen Zhang China and India Look Seaward: the Emerging Indo-Pacific Maritime Order


Senior Common Room Members

Senior Common Room Membership is normally for:

  • Fellows of other colleges or former Governing Body Fellows who do not qualify for election to an Emeritus Fellowship
  • Individuals such as retired diplomats and civil servants and others who identify strongly with the College
  • Other persons closely connected with the College whom the Governing Body wishes to be Senior Members in the College