Visiting Fellows

Visiting Fellows – Lent 2014

Alwishah, Ahmed PhD
Islamic Philosophy;
Pitzer College, Claremont, Los Angeles, USA.

Bortolotto, Chiara PhD
UNESCO global governance of intangible cultural heritage;
University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium.

Burton, Professor Thomas L PhD and Jill
Nineteenth-century dialect poetry, especially the dialect poems of William Barnes and Alfred Tennyson;
The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.

Canelas de Castro Paulo LLM
University of Macau, Taipa, Macau, SAR, China.

Charterina, Jon PhD and Miren Itxaso Ortega-Lahera
Marketing of Services. Buyer and seller relationships in manufacturing;
University of the Basque Country, Spain.

Chen, Professor Gui-Qiang George Chen
Mathematical analysis of partial differential equations and their applications in science and engineering;
University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

Christophersen, Professor Axel Phil.Dr
Historical archaeology with emphasize on state formation processes and urban development in Scandinavia (Viking Age-Middle Ages), and heritage in conflict areas/Afghanistan studies;  
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway.

Clemente, Michela PhD and Fabio Miarelli
Early prints (15-16th Century) and biographies of religious masters of the same historical period;
University of Rome, Rome, Italy.

Daley, Professor Margaretmary PhD and Stanislaw Szarek
German women's bestsellers and the entanglement of gender, genre, and aesthetic excellence in their critical reception;
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

De Jong, Bas Jan PhD and Linda de Jong-Brusche
Radbound University, Nijmegen, Netherlands.

Duffin, Ross W DMus and Beverley Simmons
Musicology and historical performance practice applied to theatre of the Shakespearean era;
Case Western Reserve University.

Engel, Stephen PhD and Traci Mann
Cognitive neuroscientist studying how the visual brain changes with experience;
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

Fraser, Professor Nancy PhD
Social theory/political philosophy, especially feminist theory and critical theory;
New School for Research, New York, NY USA.

Freddi, Professor Maria PhD
English language and linguistics;
University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy.

Ghosh, Indranil Julian DPhil

Hare, Caspar J PhD
Ethics, metaphysics, and connections between them;
MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

Hunter, Aaron W PhD and Emma Sargeant
The origin and evolution of fossil marine invertebrates, specializing in Palaeozoic starfish;
PETRONAS University of Technology, Perak, Malaysia.

Imai, Professor Takako PhD
Comparative Politics (in particular, Comparative Welfare Politics, Comparative Party Politics;
Seikei University, Musashino, Tokyo, Japan.

Jokela, Markus PhD and Vappu Ylinen
Psychological basis of selective migration and geographical inequalities in health:
University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.

Kawaguchi, Professor Jun PhD and Mayuko Kawaguchi Hayashi
Cognitive psychological studies on human memory and consciousness;
Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan.

Lai, Karyn L PhD and Michael Funston
Pre-Qin Chinese philosophy, focusing especially on comparative epistemology and ethics;
University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

Lee, Professor Ming Yuen (Simon) PhD
Pharmacology of Chinese medicines, systems biology, cerebral vascular and neurodegenerative diseases;
University of Macau, Macao, China.

Mann, Professor Traci PhD and Stephen Engel
Social and health psychologist, with a focus on self-control;
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

Nevanlinna, Professor Olavi DSc
Operator theory, motivated by numerical analysis and using a lot of classical complex analysis;
Aalto University, Espoo, Finland

Ng, Professor Edward PhD
Sustainable architectural design, urban climatology for city planning;
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong

Ranganath, Professor Charan PhD and Nicole
Study of neural basis of human memory in healthy individuals and in patients with memory disorders;
University of California and Davis, Davis, California, USA.

Reed, Professor Adam V PhD
Short selling, equity lending, capital markets and mutual funds;
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.

Smith, Professor Crosbie W PhD
Cultural history of science and technology with special reference to maritime history;
University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent.

Terrell, Katherine PhD and Thomas Knauer
Medieval Scottish and English literature;
Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, USA.

Town, Stephen DM
The music of Ralph Vaughan Williams     (1872-1958) and the second English musical renaissance;
Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri, USA.

Van Kooten, Professor George H PhD and Marike Van Kooten-Kerssen
Intersection of early Christianity and the Graeco-Roman world in the fields of politics and philosophy;
University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.

Weeks, Professor Kevin PhD and Cynthia
Chemical and Structural Biology of RNA;
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.

Wilberg, Hanna MPhil
Administrative law; tort liability of public authorities; public and constitutional law generally;
University of Auckland; Auckland, New Zealand.

Woods, Christine PhD
Entrepreneurial behaviour, family business, social and indigenous entrepreneurship.
University of Auckland Business School, Auckland, New     Zealand.

Yamamori, Toru PhD and Akiko
History of Economic Thought. Feminism, Welfare Rights Movement and Basic Income;
Doshisha University, Doshisha, Japan.

Yewdell, Jonathan W PhD
Immune response to virus : Virus response to immunity;
National Institute of Health, Bethesda, USA.

Yli-Jyrä, Anssi PhD and Heli
Dependency syntax, statistical machine translation, aperiodic languages;
University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.

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.

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