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 Fellowand Tutor
† denotes Professorial Fellow
‡ denotes Research Fellow
§ denotes Lecturer

Ancient History
Peter Thonemann *

Ben Berks *
David Staunton §

Biological Sciences
Nathalie Seddon *
Ian Moore *

Paul Beer * (Inorganic)
Darren Dixon * (Organic) (on leave 14/15)
Mark Wallace * (Physical)
Lydia Gilday (Inorganic)
Sarah Jenkinson §

Stephen Heyworth *

Computer Science
Tom Melham §

Alan Beggs *
Francesco Zanetti *
Simone Pedemonte §

Mark Thompson *
Alfonso Castrejon-Pita
Ekaterina Shamonina

Ankhi Mukherjee *
Jane Griffiths * (on leave MT14)
Christopher Salome § (MT14)
Daniel Thomas §

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

Human Sciences
Emma Cohen * (on leave 2014/15)
Steven Chance §
Claire El Mouden §

Tarunabh Khaitan *
Eveline Ramaekers *
Sandy Steel *

Oren Sussman *

Andrew Hodges * (on leave 2014/15)
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 * (on leave TT15)
Stephen Goddard §
William McKenzie §
Clare Manco §  
Michael Abecassis §
Carolin Duttlinger *
Ufuk Öztürk §
Dimitris Papanikolaou §
Guido Bonsaver §
Cláudia Pazos Alonso ‡
Philip Bullock *
Robin Fiddian * (on leave MT15)

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

Alexander Paseau * (On leave 2014/15)
Tom Sinclair *
Owen Griffiths §

Candadi Sukumar *
Professor Giulia Zanderighi * (On leave 2014/15)
Martin Bureau *
Guido Bell *

Paul Martin * (on leave 2014/15)
Matt Williams §
Benjamin Martill §

Christopher Summerfield * (on leave HT15, TT15)
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 (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   (Christopher Summerfield)
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, changes of status and graduate examination entries, and may be consulted on academic or personal matters by any graduate.
Please direct all enquires regarding admissions to the Admissions Administrator (tel: 277545). For all other queries, including changes of status and examination entries, please contact the Academic Support Administrator (tel: 277967).

Tutor for Access (Peter Thonemann)

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

Nikolas Kirby
Natasha Davie
Rachel Clement (Merifield)

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, Jackie Hinton (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 (Robin Fiddian 277940)

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.

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 (Guido Bell)
Oversees the distribution of money between various clubs and sporting facilities, and the running of the sports ground.

Wefare 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: Jackie Hinton,    277963 
HR Manager: Joanne Perkins, 277909
Warden's Executive Assistant: Rachel Paniagua 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/Kelly Rayson, 277951

Development Office      
Development Director: Julie Hage, 277977
Deputy Development Director: Marco Zhang 277542
Campaign Advisor: John Hewitt (p/t), 277953  
Development Officer: Laurelle Vingoe, 277570  
Development Officer- Research: Angela Jefferson (p/t), 277543  
Communications & Events Officer: Salome Parker, 277595   

IT Department      
Head of Information and Computer Technology: Lee Wootton, 277995    
Senior Systems Administrator: Gordon Berry, 277988    
IT and AV Technician: Crispin Raine, 277594    

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

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

Members of the College Works team

Domestic Staff              
Steward: 277909   
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: Mary Ann Dale, 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
Professor Paul Beer
Dr Alan Beggs
Dr  Guido Bell
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
Professor David Edwards
Dr Andrew Farmery
Professor Robin Fiddian
Dr Jane Garnett
Dr Sebastian Gehrig
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
Dr Martin Klimmek
Professor Sallie Lamb
Professor Susan Lea
Mrs Frances Lloyd
Dr William Mack
Dr Paul Martin
Dr Caroline Mawson
Professor Colin Mayer
Dr Paul McClarty
Dr Andrew Mitchell
Dr Ian Moore
Professor Ankhi Mukherjee
Dr Kendra Packham

Professor Alexander Paseau
Dr Claudia Pazos-Alonso
Professor Paolo Radaelli
Dr Eveline Ramaekers
Professor Alexander Ritter
Professor Philippe  Roussin
Dr Nathalie Seddon
Professor Ekaterina Shamonina
Professor Richard Sharpe
Dr Thomas Simpson
Dr Tom Sinclair
Dr Candadi Sukumar
Dr Christopher Summerfield
Dr Oren Sussman
Mr Ian Thompson
Dr Mark Thompson
Dr Peter Thonemann
Dr Mark Wallace
Professor Nicholas Woodhouse
Professor Giulia Zanderighi
Professor Francesco Zanetti

Fellows Eveline Ramaekers and Edmund Herzig with Warden, Ken Macdonald QC

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
David Kimball Richards, MA
Stephen William Canning Stow, BA
John Kenneth Woods, MA
Nicholas Barber, MA, CBE
Anthony Preston, MA
Matthew A Benham
Alasdair J Locke, MA
John McCall MacBain, MA, MBA
Julian Day, BA

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.

  • HRH Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam, GCB, Sultan of Kedah
  • Sir Brian Kenyon Burnett, GCB, DFC, AFC, BA
  • HIH Princess Ashraf Pahlavi
  • Sir Denys Tudor Emil Roberts, KBE, BCL, MA, QC
  • Lee Shau Kee
  • Sir David Smith,  MA, DPhil, FRS
  • Sir Michael Checkland, Kt, MA
  • Richard Barrie Dobson, MA, DPhil, FBA
  • Sir Charles Sydney Rycroft Giffard, KCMG, MA
  • Peter Day, MA, DPhil, FRS
  • Wasim Sajjad, BCL, MA
  • Rt Hon Sir Christopher Rose, PC, BCL
  • Rt Hon Lord Moser (Claus Adolf Moser), KCB, CBE, FBA
  • Sir Franklin Delow Berman, KCMG, MA, QC
  • Rt Hon Lord Bragg (Melvyn Bragg), MA

  • Peter Marshall, CBE, MA, DPhil, FBA
  • Sir John Hanson, KCMG, CBE, MA 
  • Allan Ezra Gotlieb, BCL, MA
  • Sir Roderick Castle Floud, MA, DPhil, FBA
  • Rt Hon Lord John Anthony Dyson, PC, MA
  • Peter Andrew Stewart Milliken, BCL, MA
  • Most Revd Rowan Douglas Williams, DPhil, DD (MA Cantab), FBA
  • David Kingsley Malcolm, AC, BCL (LL B Western Australia)
  • Hugh Allen Oliver Hill, MA, DSc (BSc, PhD Belf), FRS
  • Sir David Ross Winkley, DPhil (MA Cantab)
  • Rt Hon Sir James Munby, PC, BA
  • Professor Andrew Thomson, FRS, OBE
  • Kathleen Sullivan, Cornell, Oxf, JD Harv
  • Sandra Fredman, BA Witw, BA, BCL Oxf, FBA
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 commencement of the current fellowship).

1955    Williams, Robert Joseph Paton, MA, DPhil, FRS
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
1967    Currie, Robert, MA, DPhil, FRHistS
1969    Brooker, Geoffrey Alford, MA, DPhil
1969    Simpson, Crispin John Stephen Moncreiff, MA, DPhil

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
1984    Edwards, Rear Admiral John Phillip, CB, LVO, MA
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
1988    Trowell, Brian Lewis, MA (MA, PhD Cantab)
1988    Cowley, Roger Arthur, MA (MA, PhD Cantab), FRS

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
2014   Eagleton, Terence Francis, MA PhD Camb, FBA
2014   Mabberley, David John, MA DPhil Oxf, PhD Camb
2014   Edwards, David, MA (BSc, MSc, PhD Brist), CEng, FIET, FRAS


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.

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.

Wadham staff

Room bookings

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

Room bookings