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

Dr Joseph Sassoon



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
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
Baroness Kay Andrews Visiting Parliamentary Fellow  
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
Lord Richard Inglewood Visiting Parliamentary Fellowship  
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
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


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
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


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
Dr Leyla Aliyeva Challenges to the EU democracy promotion agenda in the Eastern Neighbourhood (South Caucasus-Azerbaijan)
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
Mr John Beyer Drivers and Destinations for the "Frozen Conflicts"
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
Dr Samer El-Karanshawy Karbala, Politics and Reform in Lebanese Twelver Shiism: the case of Muhamad Mahdi Shams al-Din
Professor Antonio Estella Foundations of European Economic Governance
Professor Mallory Factor Economic Statecraft: Projecting National Power by Economic Means
Dr Mai'ai Gao Public Health, Coal Miners and 19th Century Industrial Britain
Dr Tourya Guaaybess Arab media and Journalism in the Euro-Mediterranean Space
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
Dr Sara Kamali Biographical and Political Narratives of British Muslim Militants
Mr Ahmad Khalidi Arab Politics, Regional Security; Peace-making in Palestine
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 Fred Matovu Productivity effects of Agricultural Extension Services in Uganda
Professor Marcelo Medeiros Regional Integration, Foreign Policy, and Executive-Legislative Relations: Brazil in Mercosul and France in the EU
Dr Andrew Monaghan Russia Emergent: Russia's Position in International Affairs
Dr Domink Muller The Dynamics of Islamic Governance and it's Socio-legal context in Brunei
Dr Orit Ouaknine-Yekutieli Making and Telling Moroccan Labour History-Multiple Paths of Modernity
Professor Doug Porch France at War, 1939-1945
Dr Terry Sandell OBE FRSA Cultural policy development in the "Eastern Partnership"
Dr Nagmeh Sohrabi The Historical ehtnography on the 1979 revolution in Iran
Dr Takunori Terasawa Japanese views on multilingualism: A quantitative study of attitudes toward language education
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