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The College is a highly integrated academic society with a President, Fellows, graduate students and other members. About 300 members are currently in Cambridge creating a professionally and culturally diverse environment. To find out more about any of our members, please click on their names below. Clare Hall is committed to protecting your privacy, please refer to www.clarehall.cam.ac.uk/data-protection-information.

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Professor Robert Ackerman

Fellow Commoner


History of anthropology


Martin Aldridge


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Jennifer Allen

GSB Treasurer

Role: Manages the GSB budget and all reimbursements.

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Dr Brent Allred

Visiting Fellow

Subject: Strategic Management and International Business

Department: William & Mary, USA

Dr Mario Amado-Montero

Research Fellow

Subject: Physics


Materials science and metallurgy

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Dr Robert G W Anderson

Emeritus Fellow

Subject: History of Chemistry

Contact details: rgwa2@hermes.cam.ac.uk

Professor Barbara Arneil

Visiting Fellow

Subject: Politics

Department/institution: University of British Columbia, Canada 

Professor Emilio Artacho

Professorial Fellow

Subject: Theory of condensed matter

Department/institution: Cavendish Laboratory

Contact details: ea245@cam.ac.uk

Professor Michael F Ashby

Emeritus Fellow

Subject: The mechanical behaviour of materials; particularly metals, ceramics and ice

Contact details: mfa2@eng.cam.ac.uk

Kevin Atkins

Deputy Head Porter

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01223 332 360

Dr Tobias Baldauf

Research Fellow, Tutor


Theoretical Cosmology


Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

Professor Manohar Bance

Professorial Fellow

Subject: Disorders of hearing and balance

Department: Medicine

Contact: mlb59@cam.ac.uk

Dr Jenny Bangham

Research Fellow

Subject: History of science

Department/institution: History and philosophy of science

Amanda Barclay

College Registrar

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01223 761 247

Professor John D. Barrow

Professorial Fellow

Subject: Cosmology, mathematics and astrophysics


Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP)

Dr Joseph Bassi

Visiting Fellow

Subject: History and Philosophy of Science

Department/institution: Independent scholar

Professor Dame Gillian Beer

Honorary Fellow


Literature and history of science


Subject: Material Sciences

Department/institution: Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy

Dr Denis Bilodeau

Fellow Commoner

Subject: Intellectual history, particularly history and philosophy of the human sciences.

Contact details: dcb28@cam.ac.uk

Dr Iain Black

Official Fellow, Senior Tutor, Tutor


Historical Geography


Department of Geography

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Fellows in the news

Honorary Degree for Ekhard Salje

Congratulations to former Clare Hall President, Ekhard Salje, who was recently awarded an honorary degree at the University of Würzburg.
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Professor C. Alan Short Elected as President

Clare Hall is delighted to announce the election of Professor C. Alan Short, MA PhD (Cantab) Dipl'Arch. as the ninth President of Clare Hall who will take up his post from 1 August 2020.  He will succeed Professor David Ibbetson FBA, Regius Professor of Civil Law at the University who will be retiring after seven hugely successful years as President. Professor Short has been The Professor of Architecture at the University of Cambridge since 2001 and joined Clare Hall as a Fellow...
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Global Sustainability Film Awards 2019

Congratulations to our Vice President and Professorial Fellow Alan Short who has won a 2019 Global Sustainability Film Award for AI and Digital Innovation with A Low Carbon Future for China’s Furnace Cities. The award was presented by the Chair of the China International Culture Stock Exchange, Grace Bian. The film investigates the opportunities for low carbon heating and cooling and looks at the Chinese government’s efforts to adapt building stock to...
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Clare Hall Fellow Appointed as Pro-Proctor

On the nomination of Clare Hall, Dr Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes has been appointed a Pro-Proctor for the academic year 2019–20.  Annamaria is the 14th woman to serve as a Proctor at the University of Cambridge, a post that has been traditionally held by men until 1979. She will then continue to serve as a Proctor 2020 - 2021 and as Deputy Proctor 2021 - 2022.Over the last 800 years, the Proctors’ duties have been amended to meet up-to-date governing and...
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