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Antonian Career updates

Jin Park (DPhil Politics 1985) was appointed as Minister of Foreign Affairs of South Korea under the Yoon Suk-yeol government in May 2022.

João Gomes Cravinho (DPhil International Relations 1991) is now the Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Bihi Egeh (Diplomatic Studies, 2018) has been appointed Minister of Labour and Social Affairs of Somalia.

Paradorn Rangsimaporn (MPhil Russian and East European Studies, 2001; DPhil International Relations, 2003) has been appointed Minister-Counsellor in the Eastern Europe Division, Department of European Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand.

Kristine Palmieri (MSt Modern British and European History, 2012) returned to the University of Chicago as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute on the Formation of Knowledge in August 2022. She received her joint PhD from the Department of History and the Committee on Conceptual and Studies of Science at the University of Chicago in June.

Felipe Roa-Clavijo (DPhil International Development, 2013) has been appointed Assistant Professor at the School of Government of Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia. Felipe will continue his research and teaching in food, agriculture and rural development.

Catriona Kelly (Russian and Soviet History and Culture, 1983) has been elected Senior Research Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge, December 2020.

Alexander Kozlov (MSc Migration Studies, 2020) is working for the UN Agency, International Organisation for Migration.

Suranjan Das (DPhil in Commonwealth History, 1984) assumed the office of the President of the Association of Indian Universities in July 2022, while continuing as Vice-Chancellor, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.

William Attwell (MSc African Studies, 2008) has recently been appointed Associate Director, Climate Risk at Fitch Ratings.

Hamish Nixon (DPhil Politics and International Relations, 1998) has recently joined Global Affairs Canada as a Senior Policy Analyst and Conflict Advisor, where he facilitates integrated cross-government planning and strategy in fragile and conflict-affected states.

Eurico de Lima Figueiredo (DPhil Political Science, 1974) is now Emeritus Professor at Fluminense Federal University (UFF), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and was First Director of the Strategic Studies Institute, UFF, 2012/2020).

Laura Kauppila (Visiting Student, 1997) has been working for the Finnish Red Cross as an adviser on EU and funding since 2019.

Academic Visitor to St Antony's, Ambassador Nabeela Al Mulla has been appointed by the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as a member of the United Nations Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters (ABDM) and the Board of Trustees of the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR). ​Ms. Al Mulla will serve on these boards for two years starting in 2022. 

Patrick Ossian Cohrs (Visiting Fellow, 2006-7) has been appointed Professor of International History at the University of Florence.

Justin Pearce (DPhil African Studies, 2011) has been appointed senior lecturer in history at the University of Stellenbosch.

Meera Selva (MPhil European Politics and Society, 1996) has been appointed as Chief Executive for Europe at Internews.

Krzysztof Szubert (Academic Visitor 2019-2020) has been appointed by the United Nations Secretary-General to a two-year term to serve on his inaugural Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Leadership Panel.

Steven S K Kwok (MPhil European Politics 1995) has been appointed an Adjunct Professor at the School of Business, Woxsen University, in India.

Yiu-tung Suen (DPhil, 2008) has been appointed as Associate Professor (with tenure) of the Gender Studies Programme of the Faculty of Social Science, and Associate Professor (by courtesy) of the Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Abdel Razzaq Takriti (DPhil, 2009) has been appointed 2022-23 Darwish Visiting Professor in Palestinian Studies at Brown University Center for Middle East Studies.

Ariana Adjani (MPhil, 2005) has been appointed Board Director at OxLEP, overseeing a £2.2 billion investment programme into the Oxfordshire economy.

Lincoln Pigman (MPhil Russian and East European Studies, 2018) has been promoted from associate to senior associate in the London office of Blackpeak.