Our people

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 David Cope

Foundation Fellow

Department/institution: 

Former director - Parliamentary Office of Science & Technology

Contact details: 

Dr Nicole Cuunjieng Aboitiz

Research Fellow

Subject: Intellectual and transnational history of Southeast Asia

Department/institution: Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University

Professor Norman Davies

Honorary Fellow

Subject:

History

Department/institution: 

University College, London​

 

 

Simone de Rijk

GSB Social

Role:

Organises and coordinates social events for students

Contact details:
gsb.social@clarehall.cam.ac.uk

Professor Karen Desmond

Visiting Fellow

Subject: Music

Department: Faculty of Music

Contact: kdesmond@brandeis.edu 

Dr Abigail Dolan

Fellow Commoner

Subject: Concert flutist and musicologist, specialising in performance practice and historical recordings.

Artistic Director of the Intimate Engagements concert series

 

Professor E Peter M Dronke

Emeritus Fellow

Subject: Medieval literature

Research interests:

Adrian Du Plessis

Fellow Commoner

Subject: Publishing

Professor Stephen Eales

Visiting Fellow

Subject: Astronomy

Department/Institution: Battock Institute for Experimental Astrophysics, Cardiff University

Research Interests:

Subject: Quantum field theory, nuclear physics, high energy physics, energy studies, College history.

 

Professor Truls Eriksen

Visiting Fellow

Subject: Economics

Contact: truls.erikson@sfe.uio.no

 

Dr Karen Ersche

Official Fellow

Subject: 

The neurobiological substrates of human drug dependence

Department/institution: 

Department of Psychiatry

Andre Eslich

GSB Secretary

Role: Prepares the agenda and takes minutes for each GSB meeting and creates weekly GSB bulletins.

Dr Michael Evans

Emeritus Fellow

Subject: Second-language education

Department/institution: Faculty of Education

Professor Oded Farago

Visiting Fellow

Subject: Physics

Department: Chemistry

Contact: ofarago@bgu.ac.il  

Professor Ian Farnan

Professorial Fellow, Tutor

Subject:

Earth and Nuclear Materials in the Department of Earth Sciences

Department/institution: 

Department of Earth Sciences

Dr Yi Feng

Official Fellow, Tutor

Subject:

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education

Department/institution: 

Faculty of Education

Professor Athanassios S Fokas

Professorial Fellow

Subject:

Applied Mathematics, integrable systems, the mathematics of medical imaging.

Department/institution: 

Subject: Archaeology

Department: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research

Professor Paul Friedland

Visiting Fellow

Subject: French History

Department: History

Contact: paf67@cornell.edu

 

Fellows in the news

New Book by Trudi Tate

Official Fellow Trudi Tate has recently published A Short History of the Crimean War (I. B. Tauris, 2019). The Crimean War (1854-56) is often seen as the first modern war. A struggle between imperial Russia and an alliance of the British, French and Ottoman empires, it was the first war to be reported by eye-witnesses in the newspapers, the first to use the telegraph, and the...
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Clare Hall Induction Meeting and Lunch

The College Vice-President, Professor Alan Short, and the Senior Tutor, Dr Iain Black, plus the Tutors, welcomed all the new Clare Hall students at an Induction meeting and lunch on Sunday 30 September. We also heard from the Graduate Student President, Mariana Pinto Leitão Pereira, the Boat Club, the Cricket Club, and others. Students had a chance to talk with their Tutors over an informal lunch.See our gallery for...
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Clare Hall Inspires

The second 'Clare Hall Inspires' personal and professional development workshop for students and postdocs was co-organised by Dr Keri Wong (Clare Hall Postdoc Committee), Mr Tim Coorens (the GSB) and Ms Catherine Wise from the Development Office. This one-day workshop, open to all College members, was held in the Richard Eden Suite at West Court. The key aim of the workshop is to encourage students and postdocs to think flexibly about various career paths and to utilise the many...
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Clare Hall Postdocs - 3 Slide Talk Series

In May we held the fifth in the series of 3 Slide Talks. The three engaging talks from different disciplines provided much food for thought.The first talk was given by Dr Robert Beyer from the Department of Zoology. Robert, who has a background in maths, presented current collaborative research on palm oil production. Oil palm is a highly contested crop linked with environmental destruction. While environmental NGOs and others have called for boycotts of products containing palm oil, the...
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