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.

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Wadham's People

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

Foundation Fellows

Foundation Fellows

Foundation Fellows

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Foundation Fellows are honoured for outstanding service to the College.

Barber, Nicholas Charles Faithorn, CBE, MBA Columbia, MA Oxf, FRSA
Benham, Matthew, MA Oxf
Doo, William Wai-Hoi, JP
Doo, William Guilherme, MA Oxf, JP
East, Amanda, MA Oxf
Green, Alan, MA Oxf
Locke, Alasdair James Dougall, MA Oxf
McCall MacBain, John H, BA McGill, MBA Harvard, MA Oxf
Mok, Edwin, MA Oxf
Peagram, Michael John, MA DPhil Oxf
Preston, Anthony Charles, CBE, MA Oxf
Richards, Carol
Rothschild, the Hon Nathaniel Phillip Victor, MA Oxf
Stow, Stephen William Canning, MA Oxf
Taylor, Sarah Jane, MA Oxf
Woods, John Kenneth, MA Oxf

Edwin Mok receives a Foundation Fellowship

Foundation Fellow, Edwin Mok receives a certificate from former Warden Ken Macdonald QC,  Director of Development Julie Hage, and Emeritus Fellow Jeffrey Hackney

Honorary Fellows

Honorary Fellows

Honorary Fellows

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

A date in the left-hand column indicates the year of commencement of the current fellowship (or other position) held.

1995    Berman, Sir Franklin Delow, KCMG, QC, MA Oxf
1995    Bragg, Melvyn, the Rt Hon Lord Bragg, MA Oxf
2012    Chalmers, Sir Neil Robert, MA Oxf, PhD Camb
1989    Checkland, Sir Michael, Kt, MA Oxf
2001    Dyson, John Anthony, the Rt Hon Lord Dyson, PC, MA Oxf
1999    Floud, Sir Roderick Castle, MA DPhil Oxf, FBA
2014    Fredman, Sandra Debbe, BA Witw, BA, BCL Oxf, FBA
2018    Gentleman, Amelia Sophie, MA Oxf
2020    Goodwin, Paul Andrew, DPhil Oxf
2015    Hannigan, Robert Peter, CMG, MA Oxf
2002    Hill, Hugh Allen Oliver, BSc PhD Belf, MA DSc Oxf, FRS
2019    Holroyde, the Hon Sir Timothy Victor, MA Oxf
2020    Knaus, Verena, MA Oxf
2019    Kunzru, Hari, MA Oxf
1986    Lee, Shau Kee

2019    Leonhard, Jörn, MA Oxf, DPhil Heidelberg
2021    Macdonald, Ken, Lord Macdonald of River Glaven Kt QC, BA Oxf: United Kingdom
2017    Mapstone, Sally, MA DPhil Oxf
1997    Marshall, Peter James, CBE, MA DPhil Oxf, FBA
2002    Milliken, the Hon Peter Andrew Stewart, PC, BCL MA Oxf
2011    Munby, the Rt Hon Sir James Lawrence, PC, BA Oxf 1993    Rose, the Rt Hon Sir Christopher Dudley Roger, PC, BCL Oxf
2018    Russell, Stuart Jonathan, MA Oxf
1992    Sajjad, Wasim, BCL MA Oxf
2014    Sullivan, Kathleen Marie, BA Cornell, MA Oxf, JD Harv
2011    Thomson, Andrew James, OBE, MA DPhil Oxf, FRS, FRSC
2001    Williams, The Most Revd Rowan Douglas, PC, MA Camb, DPhil DD Oxf, FBA, FRSL
2006    Winkley, Sir David Ross, MA Camb, DPhil Oxf
2017    Young, Robert James Craig, MA DPhil Oxf

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).

2002: Athanasou, Nicholas Anthony, MB BS MD Sydney, MA Oxf, PhD Lond, FRCPath, MRCP 
1965: Ayers, Michael Richard, MA Oxf, PhD Camb, FBA
1969: Brooker, Geoffrey Alford, MA DPhil Oxf  
1974: Brown, John Michael, BSc PhD Manc, MA Oxf, FRS 
1999: Candelas, Philip, MA Camb, MA DPhil Oxf, FRS
1970: Dyke, Keith Graham Healey, MA Oxf, PhD 
1969: Eagleton, Terence Francis, MA PhD Camb, FBA 

1989: Edwards, David John, BSc MSc PhD Brist, MA Oxf, CEng, FIEE, FRAS
1990: Fiddian, Robin William, MA PhD Edin, MA Oxf 
1978: Goss, Stephen John, MA DPhil Oxf; Keeper of the Pictures
1976: Gurney, John David, MA DPhil Oxf 
1976: Hackney, Jeffrey, BCL MA Oxf; Fellow Archivist and Clerk of the Market
2007: Hodges, Andrew Philip, MA Camb, MA Oxf, PhD Lond
1979: Howells, Christina Mary, BA PhD Lond, MA Oxf 
1986: Liu, Tao Tao, MA DPhil Oxf 
1976: Mabberley, David John, AM, MA DPhil Oxf, PhD Camb 
1985: McColl, William Finlay, BSc Strath, MA Oxf, PhD Warw
1967: Ockenden, Raymond Curtis, MA DPhil Oxf Dean of Degrees

1995: O’Donoghue, James Bernard, BPhil MA Oxf, FRSL, Editor of the Wadham Gazette
1976: Passingham, Richard Edward, MSc PhD Lond, MA Oxf, FRS
1973: Penrose, Sir Roger, OM, BSc Lond, MA Oxf, PhD Camb, FRS
1984: Ross, Graham Garland, BSc Aberd, MA Oxf, PhD Durh, FRS
1994: Sauvage, Captain Michel Pierre, RN, MA Oxf
1969: Simpson, Crispin John Stephen Moncreiff, MA DPhil Oxf
1996: Strohm, Reinhard, MA Oxf, Dr phil Berlin, FBA
2007: Sukumar, Candadi Venkatarama, MSc Madras, MA Oxf, PhD Pittsburgh
2005: Thompson, Ian Nicholas, MA Oxf, FCA
1994: Tunbridge, William Michael Gregg, MA DM Oxf, FRCP
1965: Wood, Colin John, MA Oxf, PhD Lond
1977: Woodhouse, the Hon Nicholas Michael John, MSc PhD Lond, MA Oxf

Visiting Fellows

Visiting Fellows

Former Visiting Fellow György Geréby

Former Visiting Fellow György Geréby

Wadham's Visiting Fellows include 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.

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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

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 *

Biochemistry
Ben Berks *
Paul Elliott *
David Staunton §

Biological Sciences
Nathalie Seddon *
Francesco Licausi *
Molly Grace *

Chemistry
Paul Beer * (Inorganic)
Darren Dixon * (Organic)
Stephan Rauschenbach * (Physical)
Lydia Gilday * (Inorganic)
Robert Penfold §

Classics
Stephen Heyworth *
Thomas Nelson §
Sarah Cullinan Herring*

Computer Science
Joe Pitt-Francis §

Economics
Alan Beggs *
Francesco Zanetti *
Yiliang Li §

Engineering
Alfonso Castrejon-Pita *
Ekaterina Shamonina *
Mark Thompson *
Thomas Sykes §

English
Jane Griffiths *
Ankhi Mukherjee *
Hannah Bailey §
Sally Barnden §

History
Christina Benninghaus *
Jane Garnett *
Matthew Kempshall *
George Southcombe *

Human Sciences
Emma Cohen *
Rachel Tanner §

Law
Sandy Steel *
Jennifer Boddy *
Heloise Robinson §
Jeffrey Hackney §
Aikaterini Antoniou §

Management
Oren Sussman *

Mathematics
Alexander Ritter *
Paul Balister *
Owain Salter Fitz-Gibbon §

Medicine
Andrew Farmery *
Monika Gullerova *
Adam Handel §
Autumn Rowan-Hull §
Simon Yarrow §

Modern Languages
Czech:
Rajendra Chitnis §
French:
Emily McLaughlin *
Sam Gormley §
Alessandra Aliosi §
Michael Abecassis §
Lucy-Anne Katgely § <
German:    
Carolin Duttlinger *
Simone Irmscher §
Sina Menrad §
Reiner van Straten §

Modern Languages
Greek:
Dimitris Papanikolaou §
Italian:
Guido Bonsaver §
Portuguese:
Cláudia Pazos Alonso ‡
Olivia Glaze §
Russian
:
Philip Bullock *
Panayiotis Xenophontos §
Spanish:
Olivia Vazquez-Medina *
Guadalupe Gerardi §
Linguistics:
Richard Ashdowne §

Oriental Studies
Chinese:
Margaret Hillenbrand *
Paul Bevan §
Shoi-yun Kan §
Persian:
Dominic Brookshaw
James White §
Arabic:
Otared Haidar §
Japanese:
Hiroe Kaji §

Philosophy
Daniel Harkin §
Alexander Paseau * 
Tom Sinclair *
Wes Wrigley §

Physics
Martin Bureau *
Fabrizio Caola *
Hannah Christensen *
Giulio Gambuti §

Politics
Paul Martin *
Tobias Cremer §

Psychology
Bernhard Staresina *
John Dawes §

 
Governing Body

Governing Body

Robert Hannigan

Alday, Prof. Luis Fernando
Alsop, Dr Peter
Balister, Professor Paul
Bannon, Dr Michael
Beer, Professor Paul
Beggs, Professor Alan
Benninghaus, Dr Christina
Berks, Professor Ben
Boddy, Dr Jenny
Brookshaw, Professor Dominic
Bullock, Professor Philip
Bureau, Professor Martin
Caola, Professor Fabrizio
Castrejón-Pita, Professor Alfonso
Choudhry, Prof. Shazia
Christensen, Dr Hannah
Clarke, Professor Eric
Cohen, Dr Emma
Cullinan Herring, Dr Sarah
Davis, Professor Seamus
Dixon, Professor Darren
Doan, Dr Natalia
Duttlinger, Professor Carolin

Easton-Calabria, Dr Evan
Elliott, Dr Paul
Farmery, Professor Andrew
Froggatt, Dr Michael
Garnett, Dr Jane
Gilday, Dr Lydia
Grace, Dr Molly
Gregory, Dr Georgina
Griffiths, Dr Jane
Gullerova, Dr Monika
Hage, Ms Julie
Herzig, Professor Edmund
Heyworth, Professor Stephen
Hillenbrand, Dr Margaret
Kempshall, Dr Matthew
Kügle, Professor Karl
Licausi, Dr Francesco
Lloyd, Mrs Frances
Martin, Dr Paul
Martin, Professor Ursula
Mawson, Dr Caroline
McDermott, Dr Lucy
McLaughlin, Dr Emily

Moody, Dr Laura
Mukherjee, Professor Ankhi
Paseau, Professor Alexander
Pazos-Alonso, Professor Claudia
Powrie, Professor Fiona
Radaelli, Professor Paolo
Rauschenbach, Dr Stephan
Ritter, Professor Alexander
Schafer-Nameki, Professor Sakura
Seddon, Professor Nathalie
Shamonina, Professor Ekaterina
Simpson, Dr Thomas
Simson, Dr Rebecca
Sinclair, Dr Tom
Southcombe, Dr George
Staresina, Dr Bernard
Steel, Dr Sandy
Summerfield, Professor Christopher
Sussman, Dr Oren
Szabo, Mr Attila
Thompson, Dr Mark
Thonemann, Professor Peter
Vázquez-Medina, Dr Olivia
Zachuber, Dr Juliane
Zanetti, Professor Francesco

College officers

College officers

Sub-Warden: Carolin Duttlinger
Responsible for the well-being of the Fellowship; assists and deputises for the Warden as required.

Domestic Bursar: Frances Lloyd

Finance Bursar: Peter Alsop

Senior Tutor: Dr Michael Froggatt

Tutor for Access: Dr Hugh Munro

Tutor for Undergraduates: Peter Thonemann 
Responsible for Wadham undergraduate students. With the help of the Academic 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: Marin Bureau
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 to the Graduate Administrator (tel: 87460).

Tutor for Women: Ankhi Mukherjee 
Deals with academic, social and personal problems, as well as wider issues relating to women students.

Tutor for Race: Alfonso Castrejón-Pita
Deals with issues problems or queries relating particularly to race equality in the College. 

Tutor for Equality & Diversity: Dr Emily McLaughlin
Deals with equality issues relating to age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and parenthood, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation. 

Dean: Andrew Farmery
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: Olivia Vazquez-Medina
welfare.dean@wadham.ox.ac.uk

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). 

Sub-Deans: Julien Du Vergier (main site), Olivia Glaze (main site), Gabrielle Beaudry (Dorothy Wadham Building), Toluwalase (Tolu) Awoyemi (Merifield))

Ankhi Mukherjee

Ankhi Mukherjee 

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

Editor of the 'Wadham College Gazette': Bernard O'Donoghue
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: Stephan Rauschenbach
Oversees the distribution of money between various clubs and sporting facilities, and the running of the sports ground.

Director of Music: Karl Kugle 

Fellow Librarian: Dominic Brookshaw (tel:277927)

Keeper of the Archives: Jeffrey Hackney

Keeper of the Gardens: Matthew Kempshall

Keeper of the Pictures: Stephen Goss

Keeper of the Silver: Karl Kugle

Secretary of Governing Body: Alan Beggs

Support staff

Support staff

Dan Swingler

Events team member

Administration Staff
Accommodation & Events Officer: Jo-Ann Wheble, 277969   
Head of Accommodation, Sales & Events: Daniel Swingler 277579
Sales & Events Executive: Krista Karppinen, 277558   
Sales & Events Executive: 287468 
Deputy Domestic Bursar: 277941
Domestic Bursar's PA: Sarah Mitchell-Butler, 277963 
HR Manager: Joanne Perkins, 277909
HR Officer: 277968
Warden's Executive Assistant: Tamara Parsons-Baker, 277931
Head of Website and Communications: Julia Banfield, 287453

Accounts Department
Finance Bursar’s PA & Fellows’ Secretary: Katarina Bjurstedt, 277965  
College Accountant: Vince Skeffington, 277950  
Assistant Accountant: Debbie Taylor, 277951
Finance Officer: Anthia Cumming, 277556
Payroll officer: Radha Tharmalingam, 277980
Purchase Ledger Clerk: Inna Fauler, 287459
Sales Ledger Clerk: Thomasin Silk, 277952

Development Office      
Development Director: Julie Hage, 277977
Deputy Development Director: Marco Zhang 277542
Development Officer- Research: Angela Jefferson (p/t), 277543  
Events & Communications Officer: Salome Parker, 277595
Database and Finance Officer: Graham Beake, 77544
Executive Officer: Rachel Saunders, 77970
Annual Fund Manager: William Parry, 77570
Development Office Administrator: Karen Farr, 77953

Library  
Librarian: Tim Kirtley, 277914
Assistant Librarian: Francesca Heaney,  277914
Persian Studies Section Co-ordinator: Dr Mohammad Emami, 287138

Academic Office
Senior Tutor: Dr Mike Froggatt, 277946
Academic Administrator: Dr Katherine Allen, 277967
Academic Support Administrator: Jo Thompson, 277949
Tutorial Administrator: Teodora Rnjak, 277947
Admissions Officer: Dr Alison Meakes, 277545
Graduate Administrator: Charlotte Xie, 287460
Access & Outreach Officer: Dr Hugh Munro, 287311
Access Assistant: Dr Catherine Seed, 287139
Academic Records Manager: Catherine Boyle, 611834

Wadham staff

Member of the College Hall 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    

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

 

Research Associates

Wadham's Research Associates help increase intellectual exchange between Wadham’s graduate students and the College faculty. Find out more

Equality and Diversity

Equality & Diversity

Room bookings

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

Room bookings