Wadham's people

Wadham's vibrant community of people is what makes the College a unique and inspiring atmosphere in which to work and study. For biographies of our key people please refer to our people listing.

Wadham's people

Use the tabs below to discover our Tutorial Fellows and academic staff, College officers and support staff.

Wadham's tutors

Wadham's tutors

* denotes Fellow and Tutor
† denotes Professorial Fellow
‡ denotes Research Fellow
§ denotes Lecturer

Ancient History
Peter Thonemann * (on leave HT16)
Simon Day (HT16) 

Ben Berks *
David Staunton §

Biological Sciences
Nathalie Seddon * (on leave 2015-16)
Ian Moore *
Cedric Tan §

Paul Beer * (Inorganic)
Darren Dixon * (Organic) (on leave 2015-16)
Mark Wallace * (Physical)
Lydia Gilday (Inorganic) (on leave HT16)
Sarah Jenkinson (Organic) §
Tim Barendt (Inorganic) (MT15, HT16) §

Stephen Heyworth * (on leave 2015-16)
Matt Hosty §

Computer Science
Martin Lester §
Ursula Martin

Alan Beggs * (on leave HT16, TT16)
Francesco Zanetti *
Simone Pedemonte §
Elwyn Davies §

Mark Thompson *
Alfonso Castrejon-Pita *
Ekaterina Shamonina *

Ankhi Mukherjee *
Jane Griffiths *
Daniel Thomas §

Jane Garnett *
Sebastian Gehrig *
Matthew Kempshall *
George Southcombe §

Human Sciences
Emma Cohen *  

Tarunabh Khaitan *
Eveline Ramaekers * (on leave HT16)
Sandy Steel *
Jeffrey Hackney §

Oren Sussman *

Andrew Hodges *
David Conlon *
Alexander Ritter *
David Sloan §

Andrew Farmery *
Stephen Goss †
Michael Bannon †
Jennifer Brown §
Nishan Guha §
Adam Handel §
Duncan Howie §
Ian McNab §
Richard Stacey §
Simon Yarrow §

Modern Languages
Christina Howells *
Stephen Goddard §
William McKenzie §
Raphael Authier §  
Michael Abecassis §
Carolin Duttlinger *
Simone Irmscher §
Joanna Neilly §
Ufuk Öztürk §

Modern Languages
Dimitris Papanikolaou §
Guido Bonsaver §
Cláudia Pazos Alonso ‡
Philip Bullock * (on leave 2015-16)
James Rann  §
Olivia Vazquez-Medina *
Richard Ashdowne §

Oriental Studies
Margaret Hillenbrand *
Shoi-yun Kan §
Dominic Brookshaw
Otared Haidar §
Ms Hiroe Kaji §

Alexander Paseau *
Tom Sinclair *
Owen Griffiths §

Candadi Sukumar *
Giulia Zanderighi * (on leave 2015/16)
Martin Bureau *
Martin Shotter §  

Paul Martin * (on leave 2015-16)
Matt Williams §
Benjamin Martill §

Chris Summerfield * (on leave 2015-16)
Andrew Bell §

College officers

College officers

Sub-Warden (Nick Woodhouse)
Responsible for the well-being of the Fellowship; assists and deputises for the Warden as required.

Steward of Common Room (Andrew Farmery)
Has oversight of Common Room affairs. Please direct all enquiries to the Finance Bursar's PA (tel: 277965).

Senior Tutor and Tutor for Admissions (Caroline Mawson)
Based in the Tutorial Office, the Senior Tutor oversees academic appointments and the College teaching of undergraduates. The Senior Tutor's functions cover the whole range of academic welfare. She is available to all undergraduates to give advice in confidence on any academic or personal concerns. With the Tutor for Undergraduates, she also acts formally on the behalf of the Tutorial Board when an undergraduate is seriously underperforming. As Tutor for Admissions, is responsible for overseeing all admissions activity for undergraduates. For appointments please contact the Academic Support Administrator (tel: 277967).

Tutor for Undergraduates (Ankhi Mukherjee)
Is responsible for Wadham undergraduate students. With the help of the Tutorial Office, the Tutor for Undergraduates deals with student progress and academic monitoring, and may be consulted on academic and personal matters by any undergraduate. Please direct all enquiries to the Academic Support Administrator (tel: 277967).

Tutor for Graduates (Mark Thompson)
Responsible for Wadham graduate students reading for higher degrees or diplomas.  With the help of the Tutor for Admissions, the Tutor for Graduates deals with admissions and changes of status, and may be consulted on academic or personal matters by any graduate. Please direct all enquiries regarding admissions to the Admissions Administrator (tel: 277545). For all other queries, including changes of status, please contact the Academic Support Administrator (tel: 277967).

Tutor for Access (Matt Williams)

Sub-Dean, Mustak Ayub

Sub Dean, Mustak Ayub

Dean of Degrees   (Ray Ockenden)
Presents members of the college for degrees, organises degree days and matriculation.  Please direct all enquiries to Teodora Rnjak (tel: 277947). 

Dean (Martin Bureau)
Responsible for various aspects of the day-to-day student life of the College and for liaison between students and the Governing Body. The Dean has authority in matters of discipline concerning the behaviour of individuals or groups, and is assisted by the Sub-Deans. Please direct all enquiries to the Academic Support Administrator (tel: 277967).

Welfare Dean (Jane Garnett) welfare.dean@wadh.ox.ac.uk

Sub-Deans (Mustak Ayub, Natasha Davie and Daniel Harkin)

Keeper of the Gardens   (Matthew Kempshall)

Domestic Bursar (Frances Lloyd)
Responsible for non-academic support activity (domestic and fabric of the college), and for personnel matters relating to non-academic staff.  Please direct all enquiries to the Domestic Bursar's PA, Sarah Mitchell-Butler (tel: 277963).

Finance Bursar   (Ian Thompson)
Responsible for overall college finance: including investment; financial planning; control and accounting; academic salaries; pensions etc. Please direct all enquiries to the Finance Bursar's PA (tel: 277965)

Fellow Librarian (Dominic Brookshaw 277927)

Tutor for women, Carolin Duttlinger

Development Director   (Julie Hage)
Responsible for the conduct of the College’s Campaign and fostering links with former members of the College, by the dissemination of news and the organising of events in Oxford and elsewhere. (tel: 277997)

Chaplain  (Wendy Wale)
Chaplain (tel: 277905)

Tutor for Women   (Carolin Duttlinger)
Deals with academic, social and personal problems, as well as wider issues relating to women students.

Tutor for Race (Justine McConnell)  Deals with issues problems or queries relating particularly to race equality in the College. 

Tutor for Equality & Diversity (Jonathan Service) Deals with equality issues relating to age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and parenthood, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation. 

Fellow Computing Officer (Mark Wallace)
Please direct all general IT enquiries to it-support@wadh.ox.ac.uk

Editor of the 'Wadham College Gazette'   (James Morwood)
Past copies of the Wadham Gazette may be available upon request. Please contact Salome Parker for further information (tel: 277595).

Senior Treasurer of Amalgamated Clubs (Tom Simpson)
Oversees the distribution of money between various clubs and sporting facilities, and the running of the sports ground.

Welfare Adviser (Emma Lewis) (2-77955)

Support staff

Support staff

Catering team members

Administration Staff
Accommodation Officer: Jo-Ann Wheble, 277968  
Conference & Events Manager: Jan Trinder, 277579   
Conference & Events Administrative  Assistant: Louise Hudson, 277558   
Conference & Events Assistant: Rebecca Morris, 287468   
Domestic Bursar's PA: Sarah Mitchell-Butler, 277963 
HR Manager: Sally Charman/Joanne Perkins, 277909
Warden's Executive Assistant:  Claire Pope, 277931  
Website & Communications: Julia Banfield, 287453  

Accounts Department
Finance Bursar’s PA & Fellows’ Secretary: Katarina Bjurstedt, 277965  
College Accountant: Vince Skeffington, 277950  
Senior Bursary Clerk: Jan Lees, 277952  
Payroll officer: Radha Tharmalingam, 277980   
Bursary Clerk: Joan Griffin, 277951
Accounts Assistant: Deborah Taylor, 277951

Development Office      
Development Director: Julie Hage, 277977
Deputy Development Director: Marco Zhang 277542
Campaign Advisor: John Hewitt (p/t), 277953  
Development Officer- Research: Angela Jefferson (p/t), 277543  
Events & Communications Officer: Emma Dearman, 277595
Database and Finance Officer: Rachel Roberts, 77544
Executive Officer: Rachel Saunders, 77970
Annual Fund Manager: Louise Strano-Cashin, 77570
Development Office Administrator: Karen Farr, 77953

IT Department      
Head of Information and Computer Technology: Lee Wootton
Senior Systems Administrator: Gordon Berry, 277988    
IT and AV Technician: Crispin Raine, 277594    

Librarian: Tim Kirtley, 277914
Assistant Librarian: Francesca Heaney,  277914

Academic Office
Academic Administrator: Dr Mike Froggatt, 277946 
Academic Support Administrator: Johnathon Ratcliffe, 277967
Tutorial Administrator (students): Teodora Rnjak, 277947  
Access & Admissions Administrator: Catharine Baumann, 277545  
Access & Outreach Officer: Emily Cannon, 287460
Academic Records Manager: Catherine Boyle,11834

Members of the College Works team

Domestic Staff              
Head Butler: 277906   
Head Chef: 277908   
Head Porter: 277900   
Housekeeper: 277916   
Assistant Housekeeper: 277981  
Works Manager: 277554  
Head Gardener: 277900    
Merifield Manager: 432259  
Groundsman: 310382   
Boatman: 07767770748    

Medical staff            
College Nurse: Carolyn Ruhle, 277955  
College Dentist: Drs FG & LR Fabian, 249492    
College Doctors: Dr Deborah Waller, 240501; Dr Richard Silvester, 240501    

Governing Body

Governing Body

Ken Macdonald QC
Professor Nicholas Athanasou
Dr Michael Bannon
Dr Esther Becker
Professor Paul Beer
Dr Alan Beggs 
Professor Ben Berks
Professor Dominic Brookshaw
Professor Philip Bullock
Professor Martin Bureau
Professor Philip Candelas
Dr Alfonso Castrejón-Pita
Professor Eric Clarke
Dr Emma Cohen
Dr David Conlon
Professor Darren Dixon
Professor Carolin Duttlinger
Dr Andrew Farmery
Professor Robin Fiddian
Dr Jasmine Feldderjohann
Dr Jane Garnett
Dr Sebastian Gehrig
Dr Lydia Gilday
Dr Stephen Goss
Dr Jane Griffiths


Ms Julie Hage
Professor Alex Halliday
Professor Edmund Herzig
Dr Stephen Heyworth
Dr Margaret Hillenbrand
Dr Andrew Hodges
Professor Christina Howells
Professor Laura Hoyano
Dr Matthew Kempshall
Dr Tarunabh Khaitan
Professor Sallie Lamb
Professor Susan Lea
Mrs Frances Lloyd
Dr Paul Martin
Dr Caroline Mawson
Professor Colin Mayer
Dr Paul McClarty
Dr Justine McConnell
Dr Ian Moore
Dr Sara Motta
Professor Ankhi Mukherjee
Professor Alexander Paseau
Dr Claudia Pazos-Alonso

Ms Athena Picarelli
Professor Fiona Powrie
Professor Paolo Radaelli
Dr Eveline Ramaekers
Professor Alexander Ritter
Professor Philippe Roussin
Dr Nathalie Seddon
Dr Jonathan Service
Professor Ekaterina Shamonina
Professor Richard Sharpe
Dr Thomas Simpson
Dr Tom Sinclair
Dr Sandy Steel
Dr Candadi Sukumar
Dr Christopher Summerfield
Dr Oren Sussman
Mr Ian Thompson
Dr Mark Thompson
Dr Peter Thonemann
Dr Olivia Vázquez-Medina
Dr Mark Wallace
Professor Nicholas Woodhouse
Professor Giulia Zanderighi
Professor Francesco Zanetti

Use the tabs below to discover our Foundation Fellows, Honorary Fellows, Emeritus Fellows and Keeley Visiting Fellows.

Foundation Fellows

Foundation Fellows

Foundation Fellows

Foundation Fellows are honoured for outstanding service to the College.

Alan Green, MA
John Hewitt, MA
Michael John Peagram, MA, DPhil
Joyce von Bothmer
Stephen William Canning Stow, BA
John Kenneth Woods, MA
Nicholas Barber, CBE, MA
Anthony Preston, MA
Matthew A Benham MA
Alasdair J Locke, MA
John McCall MacBain, MA, MBA

Foundation Fellows

Foundation Fellow, Alan Green, his wife Shirley (left) and Director of Development Julie Hage

Honorary Fellows

Honorary Fellows

Honorary Fellows

Honorary Fellows are often, but not necessarily, alumni of the College or former Fellows who have had outstandingly distinguished careers in their chosen field.

  • HM Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam, GCB, Sultan of Kedah
  • Lee Shau Kee
  • Sir David Smith,  MA, DPhil, FRS, FRSE
  • Sir Michael Checkland, MA
  • Sir Charles Sydney Rycroft Giffard, KCMG, MA
  • Peter Day, MA, DPhil, FRS
  • Wasim Sajjad, BCL, MA
  • Rt Hon Sir Christopher Rose, PC, BCL
  • Sir Franklin Delow Berman, KCMG, QC, MA
  • Rt Hon Lord Bragg (Melvyn Bragg), MA
  • Peter Marshall, CBE, MA, DPhil, FBA
  • Sir John Hanson, KCMG, CBE, MA 
  • Allan Ezra Gotlieb, CC, BCL, MA
  • Sir Roderick Castle Floud, MA, DPhil, FBA

  • Rt Hon Lord John Anthony Dyson, PC, MA
  • Right Revd and Rt Hon Rowan Douglas Williams, Baron Williams of Oystermouth, PC, DPhil, DD, FBA
  • Hugh Allen Oliver Hill, MA, DSc, FRS
  • Peter Andrew Stewart Milliken, PC, OC, BCL, MA, FRSC
  • Sir David Ross Winkley, DPhil
  • Rt Hon Sir James Munby, PC, BA
  • Professor Andrew Thomson, OBE, MA, DPhil, FRS
  • Sir Neil Chalmers, MA, PhD Cantab
  • Kathleen Sullivan, BA
  • Sandra Fredman, BA, BCL, FBA
  • Robert Hannigan, MA, CMG
Emeritus Fellows

Emeritus Fellows

Emeritus Fellows are retired College Fellows. At Wadham we are delighted that many of our Emeritus Fellows are still actively involved in College life.

(Date indicates the year of election as a Fellow).

1963    Davies, Clifford Stephen Lloyd, MA, FRHistS. Keeper of the Archives
1965    Ayers, Michael Richard, MA (PhD Cantab), FBA
1965    Wood, Colin John, MA (PhD Lond)
1967    Ockenden, Raymond Curtis, MA, DPhil Dean of Degrees
1969    Brooker, Geoffrey Alford, MA, DPhil
1969    Simpson, Crispin John Stephen Moncreiff, MA, DPhil
1969   Eagleton, Terence Francis, MA PhD Camb, FBA


1970    Dyke, Keith Graham Healey, MA (MA, PhD)
1973    Penrose, Sir Roger, OM, MA (BSc Lond; PhD Cantab), FRS
1974    Brown, John Michael, FRS
1976    Gurney, John David, MA DPhil Oxon
1976    Passingham, Richard Edward, MSc PhD Lond, MA Oxon, FRS
1976    Hackney, Jeffrey, BCL MA Oxon
1976   Mabberley, David John, MA DPhil Oxf, PhD Camb
1984    Ross, Graham, FRS
1985    McColl, William Finlay, MA (BSc Strath; PhD Warw)
1987    Liu, Tao Tao, MA, DPhil
1987    Montagu, Jeremy Peter Samuel, MA, FSA
1989  Edwards, David, MA (BSc, MSc, PhD Brist), CEng, FIET, FRAS

1990   Fiddian, Robin, MA (MA, PhD Edinburgh)
1990    Sheikholeslami, Ali Reza, MA (MA Northwestern, Evanston; PhD UCLA)
1994    Sauvage, Captain Michel Pierre, MA, Royal Navy
1994    Tunbridge, William Michael Gregg, MA, DM, FRCP
1995    O'Donoghue, Bernard
1996    Strohm, Reinhard, FBA
1996    Morwood, James Henry Weldon, MA (MA Cantab) Editor of the Wadham Gazette

Keeley Visiting Fellows

Keeley Visiting Fellows

Former Keeley Visiting Fellow György Geréby

Former Keeley Visiting Fellow György Geréby

The Keeley Visiting Fellows are a class of Fellows created and endowed in honour of Mr T.C. Keeley, a much respected Fellow in Physics who served Wadham from 1924 to 1963. They form a welcome addition to the fellowship, and their contribution to college life is much valued.

HT & TT 2016 Professor Anne Lofaso 
HT 2016 Professor Allan Manson
HT & TT 2016 Professor Hilary Owen 
TT 2016 Professor Francesco Rognoni
HT & TT 2016 Dr Nicolò Sibilla
2014-15 Sir Stephen Sedley
HT 2015 Professor Seth Lerer
MT 2014 Dr Laurel Fulkerson
2013-14 Professor György Geréby
2013-14 Professor Marius Usher, Ph.D.
2013      Professor Roy M. MacLeod
2012      Professor John M. Drake
2012-13 Professor Brian F. Havel, J.S.D.
2011      Professor Dr Paulo de Medeiros
2011-12 Professor Brian F. Havel, J.S.D.
2010-11 Professor Dr Hans Bernsdorff
2010      Professor Arvind Raman
2010      Professor Fernando Rodgriguez Villegas
2009      Professor Thomas Hurka
2008-09 Professor Roberta Gilchrist
2007-08 Professor Pamela Clemit
2006-07 Professor Michael Depledge


Former Keeley Visting Fellow, Roy MacLeod

Keeley Visiting Fellows  are appointed based on departmental nomination for a period of up to a year’s sabbatical in their chosen subject, based at Wadham.

Room bookings

Details of how to book a room for our Fellows, academics and students

Room bookings