Visiting Fellows

Visiting Fellows – Lent 2015

Aguirre, Dr Mercedes
Complutense University, Madrid
From February 2015 – July 2015.

Aoki, Professor Atsushi and Dr Jihhuah Lee
Legal and social history in Late Imperial China
Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo
From April 2015 - March 2016

Bein, Professor Thomas
Physical Chemistry and Nanoscience, nanoporous materials and frameworks, photovoltaics, targeted drug delivery.
University of Munich, Germany
From April 2015 - September 2015

Berenstein, Professor David PhD and Angela
The interface of string theory and quantum field theory
University of California Santa Barbara, USA
From September 2014 – May 2015. 

Buxton, Professor Richard PhD
University of Bristol, UK
From February 2015 – July 2015.

Cantavella, Professor Rosanna PhD
Troubadour Poetry Tradition – Digital Humanities – Medieval Ideas of Women – Medieval Sex Education
Catalan Literature University of Valencia, Spain
From January 2015 – June 2015.

Cederborg, Ann-Christin and Thomas
Research on vulnerable children, children exposed to sexual and physical abuse, children who commit serious crimes and bullying between peers
Stockholm University, Sweden
From January 2015 to June 2015. 

Chen, Huaiyu Chen PhD
Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
From November 2014 – July 2015. 

Connolly, Professor Andrew PhD and Nancy
Cosmology and galaxy evolution with an emphasis on large astrophysical surveys
The University of Washington, Seattle, USA
From September 2014 – August 2015.

Domingos, Professor Tiago and Professor Tania Sousa
Ecological Economics and Modelling, based on Thermodynamics with application to sustainable development issues.
University of Lisbon, Portugal
From April 2015 - July 2015 

Eltit, Mrs Diamela and Jorge Arrate Mac Niven
Research on body and fiction in the letters of Gabriela Mistral
Universidad Tecnologica Metropolitana, Santiago, Chile and New York University USA
From October 2014 – June 2015. 

Estes, Professor Heide and Douglas Morse
Anglo-Saxon literature and language, with interest in ecocriticism and digital humanities
Monmouth University, New Jersey USA
From August 2014 – July 2015.

Foss, Professor Lene PhD
University/academic entrepreneurship and gender and entrepreneurship  
From August 2014 to June 2015.

Gramling, Professor Robert
Medical decision-making communication in serious illness
University of Rochester Medical Centre, USA
From January 2015 to July 2015.

Grřnmo, Professor Sigmund and Mrs Vigdis Bjřrknes
Social science methodology, and economic sociology, with emphasis on structural analysis of business
University of Bergen, Norway  
From February 2015 to June 2015.

Horn, Dr Sonia
Political theories, economy and health care in early modern Central Europe
Medical University of Vienna, Austria
From September 2014 to April 2015.

Jackson, Professor Andrew PhD
Geophysics and fluid mechanics, particularly studies of the Earth's magnetic field
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
From August 2014 – August 2015.  

Katsuyama, Professor Takayuki and Kuri Katsuyama
Early Modern Theatre, especially Shakespeare
Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan
From September 2014 – August 2015.

Korn, Agnes PhD
Linguistics of Iranian languages including contemporary minority languages and historical grammar.
Frankfurt University, Germany
From April 2015 - September 2015  

Kósa, Gábor PhD and Noémi Kósáné Birinyi
A Comparative Analysis of Manichaean Texts and Paintings – New Discoveries from China and Japan (2006-2012)
ELTE University, Budapest, Hungary
From October 2014 – August 2015.  

Kröll, Professor Stefan and Katja
The public international law implications of the (non-) enforcement of arbitral awards
Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Germany
From August 2014 to July 2015.  

Lam, Professor ‘Desmond’ Chee Shiong and Ms Georgina Quek
Gambling psychology, risk-taking behaviour, word-of-mouth communication, and cross-cultural differences in decision-making
University of Macau, Macau
From January 2015 – June 2015. 

Lee, Professor Hye-Soo PhD and Jung-Ho Jin
Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea
July 2014 – July 2015.  

Mikkonen, Kai PhD and Alma Maria Jylhä
Graphic Narratology: Narrating Minds and Worlds in comics
University of Helsinki, Finland
From September 2014 – June 2015.    

Mitchell, Dr Lisa and Ramnarayan Singh Rawat
Public space and Indian democracy; cultural history of cement in South Asia; ethnography of informal urban credit networks
University of Pennsylvania, Phildelphia, USA
From August 2014 – July 2015. 

Palmer, Professor John and Elizabeth
Classical Philosophy, with a focus on Platonic Value Theory
University of Florida, USA.

Parry, Matthew PhD and Vanessa Manhire PhD
University of Otago, New Zealand
From February 2015 - June 2015   

Shagrir, Professor Iris PhD and Oron
The crusading movement and the social and cultural history of the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem
Open University of Israel, Israel
From March 2015 – May 2015.

Shisler, Dr Joann
Microbiology, infectious diseases and global health
University of  Illinois, USA
From January 2015 – June 2015.  

Uro, Risto PhD,and Marjatta
Ritual Theory and Early Christianity
University of Helsinki, Finland
From  September 2014 – August 2015.  

Van der Wolf, Dr Michiel and Florine Van Der Wolf – de Lijster
The interface of criminal law and psychiatry
Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands
From September 2014 – July 2015.  

Walker Claire PhD and David Lemmings
Early modern religious history and the history of emotions
University of Adelaide, Australia. 

Wilson, Professor Peter and Kitty Hauser
Classics. University of Sydney Australia
From September 2014 to December 2014.

Yi, Professor Okyeon
Decision-making process in U.S. Politics and Comparative Federalism.
Seoul National University, South Korea
From May 2015 - July 2015  

Ziogas, Dr Ioannis
Latin poetry (Catullus, Vergil and Ovid), Greek epic (Homer and Hesiod) and the reception of Classical literature in modern times
Australian National University, Australia
From January 2015 – June 2015.

Visiting Scholar

Chihara, Takahiro PhD
Unveiling the molecular mechanism of neural circuit formation in Drosophila.
University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

Visiting Fellows

Clare Hall has the largest number of Visiting Fellows of any college in Cambridge, which provides a culturally rich and professionally diverse environment for academic research. Distinguished academics from universities all over the world intending to visit Cambridge during a period of study leave may apply to the College, and the Fellowship Committee recommends successful candidates for election for up to one year. Former Visiting Fellows become Life Members of the College and often return for friendly re-visits or for further study leave in the future. The Fellows of Clare College on study leave have a right to become members with the status of Visiting Fellow.

Personal reflections by Visiting Fellows past and present

Clare Hall has an enviable reputation as a centre of excellence for advanced study, with a culturally cosmopolitan feel and a warm, welcoming approach to family life. There have been hundreds of Visiting Fellows over the years and many look forward to returning when the opportunity arises. Visiting Fellows become Life Members of Clare Hall and are welcomed back at any time to participate in College life.

More Personal Reflections

Updated  Jan.16.2015